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The main idea of nullification was that _____. the President could enact any law that he pleased the Supreme Court could overturn presidential decisions Congress had power over the Supreme Court states could override federal laws

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Justin Parker on May 8, 2018

The correct answer is that the states could override federal laws. The nullity is the idea that states have the ability to override federal laws if they believe that the law in question is unconstitutional. This idea has never been supported by the courts of the united states, but has been used several times to justify the action of the state. This includes the Virginia and Kentucky Resolution, which was developed during the presidency of John Adams. This idea was also used in the Nullification Crisis in the 1820's by the state of South Carolina.


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