The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions of 1798 and the subsequent Virginia Report of 1800 have created a great deal of controversy since their adoption. Passed in response to the recently enacted Alien and Sedition Acts which collectively extended the naturalization period, gave the president power to expel immigrants, and criminalized criticism of the government, the Resolutions and Report denounced the Acts as unconstitutional.
"The Spirit of ’98: A Defense of Civil or States’ Rights?,"
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Hopchak, William (2015) "The Spirit of ’98: A Defense of Civil or States’ Rights?" The Kabod 2( 1 (2015)), Article 9. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/kabod/vol2/iss1/9
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