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Nullification is a legal concept related to United States constitutional history. It means that a state has a right to make a federal law legally void and not enforceable within the territory of the state. The state declares a federal law unconstitutional and thus not applicable.
Nullification crisis started in 1832 when South Carolina issued an Ordinance of Nullification towards the federal Tariffs of 1828 and 1832. The crisis escalated to the point where the US president Jackson had to intervene and he even gained power (Force Bill) that authorized him to use military forces against South Carolina....