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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.020
From Archive Folder Reports, Resolutions and Speeches Relating to State Rights and the Nullification Crisis 
Title Amend the Constitution of the United States: memorial of citizens of North Carolina, upon the subject of amending the Constitution of the United States
Date 6 April 1836
Author United States. Congress. House.  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Twenty seven petitioners request: "In case that any State in the Union, either by the Legislature thereof, or by a convention chosen by the people of the same, shall solemnly declare their belief that any act which is or may be passed by both houses of Congress and approved by the President of the United States, is unconstitutional, the said State, by their Legislature or convention, shall make up a case, containing the grounds of their belief of its unconstitutionality, and lay it before the Supreme Court of the United States..."
Subjects State Constitution  States' Rights  US Constitution  Supreme Court  Law  Government and Civics  US Constitution  US Constitutional Amendment  Nullification  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859