In 1832 a South Carolina state convention: declared the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 null and void within the state. ordered the state militia to arrest customs officials and impound their collections. declared that the state had seceded from the Union. threatened to raise an army to march on Washington, D.C., and arrest Jackson for his unconstitutional actions.

Your response should answer the question(s) and engage with at least three (3) of the week’s assigned reading. Each weekly post should find connections between the week’s assigned readings and the weekly PowerPoint presentation. A full discussion response should be at least two to three paragraphs. You will be graded on your demonstration of critically approaching the topic and reflecting completion of the weekly reading assignment.

Assigned Readings

“Justice Robert A. Jackson, Dissent in Korematsu v. United States (1944)” pp. 210-214, “The Truman Doctrine (1947)” pp. 218-221, “Walter Lippmann, a Critique of Containment (1947)” pp. 225-228, & “Allen Ginsberg, ‘Howl’ (1955)” pp. 265-267 in Voices of Freedom