New Whig Tariff in USA replaces Compromise Tariff

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Historical Context Note

In the USA, a new Whig Tariff is introduced as a protectionist mechanism to replace the Compromise Tariff passed in 1833. However, this is itself replaced by the Walker Tariff in 1846.
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Editors. "New Whig Tariff in USA replaces Compromise Tariff". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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