the Congress could use the military for Indian removal. Andrew Jackson declared that states did not have the right of nullification, and in 1833 Congress passed the Force Bill, authorizing the federal use of force to enforce the collection of tariffs. This 'treasonous act' resulted in President Jackson passing the 1833 Force Bill authorizing the use of military force against any state that resisted the tariff laws. 2, 1833, and the Reconstruction acts of May 31, 1870; Feb. 28, 1871; and Apr. the military could force citizens to track down runaway slaves. 20, 1871. 2, 1833, and the Reconstruction acts of May 31, 1870; Feb. 28, 1871; and Apr. The first force bill, passed in response to South Carolina's ordinance of nullification, T his was the dire situation the nation was facing when the Compromise Tariff of 1833 was proposed by Henry Clay. the President could use the army to collect excise taxes. The Force Bill, enacted at the request of President Jackson, authorized the use of military force, if necessary, to put down nullification in South Carolina. The Force Bill of 1833 empowered President Andrew Jackson to use the army and navy, if necessary, to enforce the acts of congress. Why authorize him to use military force to arrest the civil process of the State? ... Why, then, confer on the President the extensive and unlimited powers provided in this bill? This latter measure provided for the gradual reduction of the tariff over 10 years down to the level which had existed in 1816. the Congress would employ the navy to stop smuggling. The compromise provided Southerners the tariff relief that they sought, while giving domestic manufacturers nine years to adjust to reduced government protection when competing with foreign rivals. What did the Compromise Tariff of 1833 do? U.S. Pres. FORCE ACTS, also known as Force Bills, refers to Congressional legislation enacted during the early 1830s and 1870s, intended to compel Southern compliance with particular federal legislation. The Force Bill was enacted in 1833 to authorize the U.S. President to use military force to enforce federal tariffs. On the same day the Force Bill passed, he secured passage of the Tariff of 1833. FORCE ACTS. This latter measure provided for the gradual reduction of the tariff over 10 years down to the level which had existed in 1816. force bill, popular name for several laws in U.S. history, notably the act of Mar. Meanwhile Henry Clay again took up his role as the Great Compromiser. The Force Bill of 1833 provided that. JOHN CALHOUN: AGAINST THE FORCE BILL February 5, 1833. On the same day the Force Bill passed, he secured passage of the Tariff of 1833. popular name for several laws in U.S. history, notably the act of Mar. 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