Speaking of nullification, it was interesting to read a few items of Pre-Revolutionary writings. They are:
1. The Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions of 1765; and
2. The Declaratory Act of 1766.
Responding to the Stamp Act, Virginia’s House of Burgesses, at the motion of a bold, radical, new member named Patrick Henry, passed a series of five resolutions, which were adopted to protest Britain’s levy of taxes directly on the Colonists. The fifth resolution was repealed the following day, when more conservative members of the House were present to argue against it.
The Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions stated as follows:Details