19e. The Alien and Sedition Acts

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U.S. History, Law, General Law
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Independence Hall Association
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US History
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Middle School, High School
Language:
English
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No protesting the government? No immigrants allowed in? No freedom of the press. Lawmakers jailed? Is this the story of the Soviet Union during the Cold War? No. It describes the United States in 1798 after the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts.

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Dominika Czerwinska on Feb 08, 11:49am

great