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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. 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-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 doPassage 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assembled in South Carolina-Ordinance repealed—Ordinance passed, de-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 Doposits—

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

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