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Interposition: Its History Is a Study of American Political Philosophy

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Used as an official action on the part of a state government to question the constitutionality of a federal policy, interposition is a tactic being utilized by several southern states in an effort to maintain segregation in the public schools. In an action of positive defiance, also used during the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars, seven states, led by Virginia, are seeking to slow integration throughout the south by claiming its unconstitutionality.