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Alien and Sedition Acts - John Adams Presidency
Learn about the specifics of the Alien and Sedition Acts that were passed during John Adams presidency.
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Question - What was the most damaging political decision that ...
Answer: John Adams supported the Alien and Sedition Acts passed in 1798. During Adams presidency, America and France were basically at war with each ...
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Thomas Jefferson - Biography - American History From About
The Federalists used the Alien and Sedition Acts to their benefit. These had been vigorously opposed by Jefferson and Madison who had argued they were ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/thomasjefferson/p/pjefferson.htm
Foreign Policy Under John Adams - About.com US Foreign Policy
American voters could see through the politically driven Alien and Sedition Acts, and news of the diplomatic end to the Quasi War arrived too late to mitigate their  ...
http://usforeignpolicy.about.com/od/introtoforeignpolicy/a/Foreign-Policy-Under-John-Adams.htm
Legislation, Presidential & Congressional Politics: John Adams ...
Apr 18, 2004 ... alien and sedition acts, president adams, alien and sedition: Hi there, John Adams was an important national leader long before he became ...
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Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions - American History From About
These resolutions were written by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts. These resolutions were the first attempts by ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/cs/thomasjefferson/g/kyvaresolutions.htm
10 Things to Know About President John Adams
When war with France seemed a possibility, acts were passed to limit immigration and free speech. These were called the Alien and Sedition Acts. These acts ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/johnadams/tp/johnadams_top10.htm
10 Things to Know About James Madison
During John Adams' presidency, the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed to curtain certain forms of political speech. Madison joined forces with Thomas ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/jamesmadison/tp/10-Things-To-Know-About-James-Madison.htm
Kentucky Resolutions of 1799 - Thomas Jefferson
Kentucky Resolutions of 1798. Authored by Thomas Jefferson in protest to the Alien and Sedition Acts. 1. Resolved, That the several States composing, the ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/library/docs/bldockyres.htm
Newt Gingrich and Free Speech: A New Sedition Act? - Civil Liberties
There have been two famous federal sedition acts in U.S. history. The first, dating from 1798, was actually written to restrict the speech of Thomas Jefferson's ...
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/freespeech/i/newseditionact_2.htm
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