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842 words, approx. 3 pages
Alien and Sedition Laws Enacted in 1798, the Alien and Sedition Laws were the nation's first legislative acts designed to stifle political dissent in wartime. Congress enacted four laws to disc... Read more
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U.s. Congress Excerpt from The Alien and Sedition Acts Passed in June and July 1798 Published in Documents of American History, edited by Henry S. Commager, 1943 The Jay Treaty opened trade with Brita... Read more