The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
Guideposts of Limited Government
By William J. Watkins Jr.
Despite their lucid reasoning and peerless prose, Jefferson and Madisons Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions have been given short shrift in the pantheon of American documents. Yet the Resolves of 1798, as they were also known, proclaimed essential curbs against the abuse of federal power.
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