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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

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 procuro Appropriations-Relations with Great Britain-Ar.

rangement as to West India Trade-Disadva us 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.

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assembled in South Carolina-Ordinance repealed-Ordinance passed, de-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