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AMERICAN

A NNU AL REGISTER;

FOR

THE YEAR 1832–33,

OR THE

FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.

NEW YORK:

WILLIAM JACKSON, No. 53 CEDAR-STREET.

1835.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.

Page.

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES—General view of the course of

Administration-Foreign Policy-Domestic Policy-Temporizing.–Poor

arrayed against the Rich-Foreign Influence-Naturalized Voters—Prin.

ciples of the Government of the United States—Popularity of President

-Result of Election-Policy after Election—Measures against the Uni.

ted States Bank-Appointment of W.J. Duane, Secretary of the Treasury

-Refuses to Remove the Deposits—Dismissal of Mr. Duane-R. B. Ta.

ney appointed—Removal of Deposits-Commercial distress.

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CHAPTER II.

French Treaty-Payment of Indemnity Refused— Neglect of French Go.

vernment to procure Appropriations—Relations with Great Britain—Ar.

rangement as to West India Trade-Disadvantageous to American Navi-

gation-Treaties with Russia and Belgium-Relations with South America. 22

CHAPTER III.

South Carolina Legislature meet—Nullifying Acts—Union Convention-

Crisis-Course of Federal Government— Military Preparations—Meeting

of Congress—Proclamation of President-of Gov. Hayne-Resignation

of Vice President—New Tariff Reported in House— President's Message,

asking new Powers-Mr. Calhoun's Speech-Enforcing Bill Reported—

Mr. Calhoun's Resolutions as to Federal Powers-Mr. Grundy's—Mr. Clay.

ton's-Resolutions of State Legislatures.

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CHAPTER IV.

Tariff— Proceedings in House—In South Carolina—Enforcing Bill-Pro-

ceedings in Senate-Mr. Wilkins' Speech-Amendments—Mr. Clay pro-

poses Compromise-Discussion on do-Discussion on Enforcing Bill-Mr.

Calhoun's Speech-Mr. Webster's Reply-Mr. Forsyth's Amendments

Mr. Bibb's do-Bill passes Senate.

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CHAPTER V.

TARIFF CONTINUED—Proceedings in Senate—Proceedings in House on Enforc.

ing Bill—Passage of do-Passage of Tariff in Senate-Convention re-

assembled in South Carolina-Ordinance repealed-Ordinance passed, de-

claring Enforcing Bill void.

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CHAPTER VI.

Meeting of Congress—President's Message-Public Lands—Mr. Clay pro-

poses Land Bill— Proceedings in Senate-Proceedings in House-Bill pass-

es-Retained by the President-United States Bank-Public Deposits--

Three per cents-Bill on France—Proceedings in Congress.

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Page.

CHAPTER VII.

Treasury Report

for 1832—Appropriations for Pensions—for support of Gov

ernment-for Naval Service—for Fortifications for Military Service—for

Indian Department—for District of Columbia—for Internal Improvement

-Light House Bill lost.

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CHAPTER VIII.

ENGLAND-Dissolution of Parliament-Elections—Meeting of Reformed

Parliament--Re-election of Speaker-Debate on Address—Condition of

Ireland-Bill for repressing Disturbances-Proclamation of Lord Lieuten.

ant-Suppression of Irish Volunteers-Do. of National Trades Union-Re.

form of Irish Church-Abolition of Slavery in Colonies-East India Com.

pany-Renewal of Charter-China Trade Free-Bank of England-Re-

newal of Charter-Factory Children Bill— Parochial Saving Banks Bill —

Reduction of Taxes—Tumult in Cold Bath Fields.

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CHAPTER X.

CONTINENTAL EUROPE-France-Policy of Louis Phillippe-Return of

French Army from Belgium-Meeting of Chambers in 1833—Duchess of

Berri—Prorogation of Chambers—Second Session of Chambers—Common

School System-American Indemnity.

PORTUGAL-Parties in Peninsula-Siege of Oporto_Algarves invaded-

Don Miguel's Fleet captured-Lisbon taken-Donna Maria proclaimed-

Measures of Don Pedro.

SPAIN–Salic Law abolished-Dissatisfaction of Don Carlos--Illness of

Ferdinand-Salic Law re-established—Again abolished—Death of Ferdi.

nand—Donna Maria Isabella proclaimed-Rebellious movements of Car.

lists—Liberal Policy of Regency.

TURKEY-War between the Pashas of Egypt and Syria-Capture of

Acre-Rebellion of Pasha of Egypt-War between him and the Porte-

Defeat of Grand Vizier-Interference of Russia-Peace and Annexation

of Syria and Palestine to Egypt–Treaty of Constantinople.

GREECE-Arrival of Otho-Greek Ministry-Courts of Justice estalished

-Departure of French Troops—Greek Church declared independent

State of Commerce-Conspiracy suppressed.

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LOCAL HSTORY AND DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

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