South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification of 1832


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Which of the following played the biggest role in leading to the Nullification Crisis?

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1. Who was president during the Nullification Crisis?

2. Which political figure played the biggest role in rallying South Carolinians together against the Tariff of 1828?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will gauge your understanding of what the Nullification Crisis of 1832 was and the effect it had on the history of the United States. You will be quizzed on key players in this tense period of our nation's history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be quizzed on:

  • The main cause of the Nullification crisis
  • Who was president during the crisis
  • What was the president's response to nullification
  • Which senator was responsible for resolving the crisis

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the Nullification Crisis of 1832 lesson
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding Andrew Jackson
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the Nullification Crisis of 1832

Additional Learning

To learn more about this tense period in U.S. history, review the accompanying lesson on South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification of 1832. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes the Nullification Crisis of 1832
  • Explains tariffs and tensions in that time period
  • Examines Andrew Jackson's role in the crisis
  • Details John C. Calhoun's role in the crisis