United States History

What was the Democratic-Republican response to the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts?

(A) The Treaty of Ghent
(B) The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions
(C) The Battle of Tippecanoe
(D) The Judiciary Act
(E) The Embargo Act
  1. Correct Answer: B

    Explanation:

    The Virginia and Kentucky resolutions stated that if the federal government passed an unconstitutional law such as the Alien and Sedition Acts, the states did not have to obey it.

Test ID: 1562
Source: SAT Practice Test