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THE

AMERICAN

ANNUAL REGISTER;

FOR

THE YEAR 1832–33,

OR THE

FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.

NEW-YORK:

WILLIAM JACKSON, No. 53 CEDAR-STREET.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.

Pago.

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. Tä.

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-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 Messago,

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assembled in South Carolina-Ordinance repealed-Ordinance passed, de-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 Sonate--Proceedings in House-Bill pass.

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

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

181

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 Cominerce-Conspiracy suppressed.

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LOCAL HSTORY AND DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

APPENDIX.

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Proclamation suppressing colonial unions, Jan. 25, 1832,.......

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Speech of Lieutenant Governor to Legislature of Lower Canada,

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Address by Legislature of do.......

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