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The Virginia Report of 1799-1800, Touching the Alien and Sedition Laws: Together With the Virginia Resolutions of December 21, 1798, the Debate and ... House of Delegates of Virginia, and Several

ISBN13: 9781584773740
ISBN: 158477374X
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $85.0
Publisher: Lawbook Exchange Ltd
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Pages: 264
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A collection of important writings that had a profound effect on the debates that led to the Civil War. The Virginia Resolutions were written by James Madison [1751-1836] and adopted by the Virginia legislature in 1798, the Kentucky Resolutions were written by Thomas Jefferson [1743-1826] and adopted by the Kentucky legislature in 1798. Both opposed the Alien and Sedition Acts and initiated a debate about the respective powers of the federal government and states. This edition collects these three works, and adds the texts of the Alien and Sedition acts, comments from other states and relevant extracts from Madison's letters. [vii]-xvi, [17]-264 pp.