What does KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS mean?

KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS meaning in Law Dictionary

variety of resolutions drawn up by Jefferson, and adopted because of the legislature of Kentucky in 1799, protesting resistant to the "alien and sedi- tion laws and regulations," declaring their illegality, announcing the strict constructionist concept regarding the authorities, and declaring "nullification" is "the rightful treatment."


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The Virginia resolutions and the Kentucky resolutions (the latter having been drafted by Jefferson) were met by dissenting resolutions from the New England states, from New York, and from Delaware.

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