on the acquisition of Louisiana
the Hartford convention
the Massachusetts Legislature on the annexation of Texas, etc.
The convention of South Carolina had already (on December 20, 1860) unanimously adopted an ordinance revoking he merely, and have received justification instead of censure.
Again in 1844-45 the measures taken for the annexation of Texas evoked remonstrances, accompanied by threats of a dissolution of the Union from the Northeastern states.
The legislaturee other States are, to submit to undelegated powers in no body of men on earth; and that the project of the annexation of Texas unless arrested on the threshold, may tend to drive these States into a dissolution of the Union.
Early in the next yewould have no binding force whatever on the people of Massachusetts— language which must have meant that the admission of Texas would be a justifiable ground for secession, unless it was intended to announce the purpose of nullification.
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