Usage examples for nullification

  1. He then made a full exposition of the doctrine of nullification, giving free expression of the views and principles entertained by his master and leader, who presided over the discussion. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  2. A few months later, in consequence of the Administration's vigorous measures against nullification in South Carolina, things were temporarily wearing a brighter aspect. – John Marshall and the Constitution A Chronicle of the Supreme Court, Volume 16 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Edward S. Corwin
  3. Sir, those who espouse the doctrines of nullification reject, as it seems to me, the first great principle of all republican liberty; that is, that the majority must govern. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  4. He sent troops and war- ships to Charleston, under the command of General Scott; and " nullification" was overawed and defeated. – The Nation in a Nutshell by George Makepeace Towle
  5. Nullification is a remedy which it is sought to apply within the Union, and against the agent of the States. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  6. The emphasis should fall not upon the compact theory, for that was commonly accepted at this time; nor yet upon the vague remedies suggested by the phrases " nullification" and " interposition." – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  7. Such, Sir, are the laws of South Carolina; such, Sir, is the peaceable remedy of nullification. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  8. His fame grew and extended in the years which followed, he won ample distinction in other fields, he made many other splendid speeches, but he never went beyond the reply which he made to the Senator from South Carolina on January 26, 1830. The doctrine of nullification, which was the main point both with Hayne and Webster, was no new thing. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  9. In doing so, however, she went the whole length of nullification and almost broke up the confederacy. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  10. It was the time of the nullification troubles in South Carolina, and the ship was first sent to anchor near Charleston, where she would be prepared to support the authority of the United States Government. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  11. The Hartford convention is mentioned, but not given near the place that it deserves, since it represents the feeling, very rife at that time, that such a procedure as nullification was quite justifiable. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  12. Despite the later speeches of Webster, the doctrine of nullification had a new birth in Massachusetts in 1845, the note of discord having been called forth by the proposed admission of Texas into the Union. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  13. The war upon the tariff had been begun, and the standard of nullification and of resistance to the Union and to the laws of Congress had been planted boldly in the Senate of the United States. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge