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Jackson's response to the South Carolina Legislature's actions of passing a Nullification Act and nullifying the Tariff of 1832 was to


push for a much lower tariff to defuse the crisis.


file an injunction and rely on Chief Justice John Marshall's federalist leanings.


let Congress lead on the issue, which Congress did by passing a censure and convincing South Carolina's Congressional delegation to persuade their state leaders to rescind the Nullification Act.


get authorization from Congress to use whatever military means necessary to force South Carolina to back down.


do nothing, as South Carolina's actions were compatible with Jackson's pro-states' rights beliefs.

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