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The proposition that in case of a supposed violation of the Constitution by Congress the States have a constitutional right to interfere and annul the law of Congress, is the proposition of the gentleman. I do not admit it. If the gentleman had intended no more than to assert the right of revolution for justifiable cause, he would have said only what all agree to. But I can not conceive that there can be a middle course, between submission to the laws when regularly pronounced constitutional, on the one hand, and open resistance (which is revolution or rebellion) on the other.

Daniel Webster, The Webster-Hayne debate took place over which issue?


The Maysville Road Veto.


The Bank War.


The Peggy Eaton Affair.


The South Carolina Nullification Crisis.


The Cherokee Removal.

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