The Tariff of 1828


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Ultimately the _____ was the part of the country that most benefited from the the Tariff of 1828.

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1. Of the following options, which was a constitutional basis for the creating and passing of tariffs?

2. South Carolina wanted to _____, or reject, the Tariff of 1828.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the Tariff of 1828. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the area of the country the tariff most benefitted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The Constitutional basis for creating and passing tariffs
  • South Carolina's desire to reject the tariff
  • The vice president during the tariff's passage

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 Tariff of 1828
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the political figure who resigned from office to lead the opposition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the basis of South Carolina's objection to the tariff

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Tariff of 1828. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the Tariff of 1828's key place in American history
  • Know how the tariff affected the southern and northern states differently
  • Understand the impact of the Nullification Crisis
  • Recognize the link between South Carolina's push for states rights and the threat of secession