Former vice president leader of South Carolina nullifiers and bitter enemy of Andrew Jackson?
John C. Calhoun
No U.S. President was born in Tennessee. U.S. Presidents Andrew Jackson, James Polk and Andrew Johnson all came from Tennessee. Andrew Jackson was born in Waxhaw, North Carolina. James Polk was born in Pineville, North Carolina. Andrew Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. All three Presidents grew up in Tennessee and are buried there.
"In his December 10th Proclamation to the People of South Carolina, Jackson made it clear that force would be employed to stop the actions of the South Carolina nullifiers. According to Jackson, disunity was tantamount to treason. The proclamation was followed by a January 1833 request from Congress giving him the authority to end the crisis. Congress responded with the Force Bill, authorizing a military response, yet also began the process of rewriting the tariff…