"In questions of power, then, let no more be said of confidence in man,
but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, adopted on November 10, 1798, as a protest against the Alien and Sedition Acts passed by Congress. Authored by Thomas Jefferson, but he did not make public the fact until years later.