In Clay's view, the South, which also opposed high tariffs, should be supportive because of the market for cotton in northern mills. This last argument was a tough one for Clay. The South was never really agreed with the American System and had access to plenty of markets for its cotton exports... Showed first 250 characters
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This last argument was a tough one for Clay. The South was never really agreed with the American System and had access to plenty of markets for its cotton exports. A few states had a problem with the tariff But later things were worked out and everyone agreed that Henry Clays idea would benefit all of them... Showed next 250 characters
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Many other disagreements occurred at the Convention, namely the disagreement on tariffs. Tariffs are taxes placed on imported goods. Not on the exporter, but instead on those buying said goods...
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election of 1824
William H. Crawford was very experienced in politics. Before running for president in 1824, he was James Monroe's secretary of war and he was also secretary of treasury under Monroe and James Madison...
henry clays american system
Following the War of 1812, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and John Quincy Adams helped form a new political agenda, which promised to meet the needs of America...
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Clay held many different important positions through out his career. At the age of twenty-two he was elected to the Constitutional Convention in Kentucky, Four years later at the age of twenty-six he was elected to Kentucky's State Legislature, and at the age of twenty-nine (a full year before the legal age of thirty stated in the Constitution) he was appointed to fill a vacant term in the United States Senate...
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A Good Education Gone To Waste
Adams argues that, "the school created a type but not a will" (Adams 32). What Adams failed to realize during his years of education was that the student must find his own will...
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By the year of 1860, the North and the South was developed into extremely different sections. There was opposing social, economic, and political points of view, starting back into colonial periods, and it slowly drove the two regions farther in separate directions...