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Top Five Causes of the Civil War - American History
This resulted in the idea of nullification, whereby the states would have the right to rule federal acts unconstitutional. The federal government denied states this ...
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions - Thomas Jefferson and James ...
In their version, they argued that since the government was created as a compact of the states, they had the right to 'nullify' laws that they felt exceeded the ...
Andrew Jackson - 10 Things to Know - American History - About.com
In 1832, when Jackson signed a moderate tariff into law, South Carolina decided that through "nullification" (the belief that a state could rule something ...
Definition of Nullification Crisis - 19th Century History - About.com
The Nullification Crisis, an early battle over the idea of secession, arose when John C. Calhoun of South Carolina resisted federal power.
Nullification Definition - Definition of Nullification - Civil Liberties
Nullification, in a political and constitutional context, is the legal theory that state officials have the authority to reject federal laws that they personally consider to ...
John C. Calhoun | Facts and Brief Biography - 19th Century History
John C. Calhoun, father of nullification and member of the Great Triumvirate of senators, was a political force and advocate for the South.
Definition of Tariff of Abominations - 19th Century History - About.com
Intense feeling about the Tariff of Abominations prompted John C. Calhoun to anonymously write essays setting forth his theory of nullification, in which states ...
U.S. History: Andrew Jackson, financial chaos, nullification crisis
Dec 26, 2006 ... financial chaos, nullification crisis, negative outcome: Hi Sarah, Thanks for your question, I ll be glad to help. The answer to this question is ...
Misc Legal: A TIME TO KILL, rodney king trial, jury nullification
Feb 7, 2007 ... rodney king trial, jury nullification, insanity defense: What your talking about is called Jury Nullification. In our system, when the arguments and ...
President James Buchanan and the Secession Crisis
The state of South Carolina, which had been asserting its right to secede from the Union for decades, from the time of the Nullification Crisis, was a hotbed of ...
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