The author of the Kentucky Resolutions is Thomas Jefferson. He did not allow the public to know that he was the author until some many years later.
only Kentucky and Virginia supported there own resolutions
The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions suggested that states might declare certain acts of Congress unconstitutional. The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions were drafted in 1798 and 1799.
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were a reponse the the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798.
the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions sought to nullify federal legislation. (novanet)
Resolutions passed in Kentucky and Virginia in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts. The resolutions said that government was overstepping its bounds and violating the idea of a contract with the people. This idea of a contract was the basis for the Declaration of Independence. Both Resolutions were written by Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration and founder of the Democratic-Republican Party.
The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions made the assertion that states had the right to nullify laws that came from the federal government. The resolutions were drafted in 1798 and 1799 respectively.
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were written in secret in 1798-1799. They argued for strict constructionism of the Constitution and state's rights.
The writers of the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were James Madison, the founder of the Constitution, and Thomas Jefferson, who also wrote the Declaration of Independence.
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Thomas Jefferson believed strongly that the states should have rights. The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions reflected his view of that.
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were drafted in 1798 and 1799. The goal was to support states rights to nullify any act of Congress not authorized in the Constitution.
it was drafted in 1798 to 1799
The Sedition Acts.
The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions said that states could determine what was constiutional or not.
Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
the Alien and Sedition Acts
It is when Thomas Jefferson and James Madison drew up a set of resolutions. They argued that the Sedition and Alien Acts had gone beyond the Constitution by passing the law. Therefore states had to get rid of the law. Virginia and Kentucky were the only two states who adopted the resolutions.