Term: Tariff of Abominations (scroll down for definition)





Definition: Tariff of Abominations

REVIEW: A Tariff is a tax on imports that inflates prices, while protecting American jobs. The South has little use for it because they didn't have industrial jobs, and would have to pay the higher prices ... Knowing that ...

In 1828, Tariff rates reached very high levels, receiving the nickname "The Tariff of Abominations."

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