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 No other state concurred in the idea of "​nullification."​ In fact, states that responded to these Resolutions specifically declared that it was the judiciary—not individual states—which held the power to invalidate acts of Congress. Upon receipt of these responses, Jefferson wrote the 1799 Kentucky Resolution, expressing Kentucky'​s commitment to continue to "bow to the laws of the Union,"​ while solemnly protesting the Alien and Sedition Acts "in a constitutional manner."​ No other state concurred in the idea of "​nullification."​ In fact, states that responded to these Resolutions specifically declared that it was the judiciary—not individual states—which held the power to invalidate acts of Congress. Upon receipt of these responses, Jefferson wrote the 1799 Kentucky Resolution, expressing Kentucky'​s commitment to continue to "bow to the laws of the Union,"​ while solemnly protesting the Alien and Sedition Acts "in a constitutional manner."​
  
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