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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 ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/civilwarmenu/a/cause_civil_war.htm
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions - American History - About.com
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 ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/cs/thomasjefferson/g/kyvaresolutions.htm
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 ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/andrewjackson/tp/Ten-Things-To-Know-About-Andrew-Jackson.htm
Definition of Nullification Crisis - 19th Century History - About.com
The Nullification Crisis arose in the early 1830s when leaders of South Carolina advanced the idea that a state did not have to follow a federal law and could, ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/nullification-crisis-def.htm
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 ...
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/issuesandcauses/g/Nullification-Definition.htm
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 ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/Tariff-Of-Abominations.htm
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.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/Politicians/ss/John-C-Calhoun-Facts-and-Bio.htm
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 ...
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Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)
I have a dream that one day down in Alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification ...
http://usliberals.about.com/od/patriotactcivilrights/a/DreamSpeech_2.htm
Definition of American System - 19th Century History - About.com
... development escalated to the point that South Carolina threatened to withdraw from the Union over a tariff in what became known as the Nullification Crisis.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/americansysdef.htm
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