The Kentucky Resolutions Were All About Nullification

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Some skeptics claim that the Kentucky Resolutions weren’t really about nullification because John Breckinridge took the word “nullification” out of Jefferson’s draft before he introduced them in the Kentucky legislature. But I have found new evidence that shows beyond a doubt that the resolutions were all about setting the stage for state nullification of unconstitutional acts.

For Further Reading

Today in History: Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 Passed

Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 – Jefferson’s Draft

Thomas Jefferson’s Other Declaration

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