Nullification Crisis of 1832: Definition & Summary


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Nullification means:

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1. The two Senators who debated the issue of nullification and the role of the federal government were:

2. Which state became the focal point for the nullification crisis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the Nullification Crisis of 1832. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the debate over the federal government's role.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Key senators who debated the issue of nullification
  • Focal point for the nullification crisis
  • Calhoun's theory of nullification

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Nullification Crisis of 1832
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of nullification
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the diverse views of key figures in the debate

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Nullification Crisis of 1832: Definition & Summary. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key aspect over the issue of nullification
  • Understand the crisis' background
  • Recognize the arguments and figures in the debate
  • Know President Jackson's response to nullification