Research: Briefly describe the circumstances that led to the drafting of the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions



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Document Based Questions for the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions (Alien and Sedition Acts) and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest


Research: Briefly describe the circumstances that led to the drafting of the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions (Alien and Sedition Acts) and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest ( Nullification Crisis):


Analyzing Primary Source Documents: Using textual evidence describe the purpose and the main arguments of the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest.


Argumentative Writing: Using textual evidence, describe which piece of legislation was most effective in reaching its aim. Support your argument with facts and details.


Extension: Describe another instance from American History in which states tried to nullify or ignore federal laws or policies.


Vocabulary: Define the following words as they were used in the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest:

Commonwealth, Submission, Redress, Duties, Impose, Delegated, Consolidated, Divine Providence, Encroachments, Vested, Deranged, Enumerated, Acquiescence, Infractions, Licentiousness, Void, Thereof, Thereto, Resolved.









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