This Week in History: Virginia Passes James Madison’s Resolutions of 1798

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On Christmas Eve, 1798, the Virginia Senate gave final approval to a proposal from James Madison, which we know today as the Virginia Resolutions of 1798.


Madison, Parsons, Jefferson: States as a Check on Federal Power

The following post is excerpted from the script for Nullify: Season 1. Watch all the videos from this series at this link – and Become a member here to support the TAC. JAMES MADISON When ratification of the Constitution was still up in the air, James Madison and others wrote a series of papers about how…