Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions2018-10-27T11:26:25+00:00
Portrait of James Madison.

James Madison secretly authored the Virginia Resolution.

Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions


The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were written in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts.

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  • Article Title Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  • Coverage 1798–1799
  • Author
  • Keywords virginia and kentucky resolutions, thomas jefferson, james madison
  • Website Name American History Central
  • URL
  • Access Date January 18, 2019
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update October 27, 2018