Read the sections of the South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification and President Jackson’s Proclamation Regarding Nullification. How did the Nullification Crisis demonstrate a break down in Federalism? Do you believe that South Carolina or the Federal government was correct in its interpretation? How did this conflict foreshadow a future showdown over state’s rights versus federal supremacy?
I know this picture is depicting the Jay’s treaty, which was a peace treaty between the US and Great Britain. But, didn’t the colonists hate the treaty? Isn’t that why they’re referring to Jay and Washington as “Hang the cowards”? My question is, Why didn’t they like the treaty?