Essays Tagged: "Alien and Sedition Acts"

A study sheet of where each U.S. president stood on different issues and important facts about them.

y president to be elected unanimously.JOHN ADAMS-Appointed several conservative judges. -Signed the alien sedition act-Reluctantly revealed the XYZ affair.Signed a treaty with Napoleon Bonaparte. -1st ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Argumentative essay arguing that the election of Jefferson in 1800 was not a "revolutionary" change.

r the economic structure established by Hamilton. The only major policy that was abolished were the Alien and Sedition acts which technically just expired during Jefferson's presidency. These acts tho ... , Jefferson was hesitant in altering any policies previously established. With the exception of the Alien and Sedition acts, which were unconstitutional anyway, Jefferson didn't significantly alter an ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

AP US History essay. Document Based Question Essay #4.

ohn Adams differed in the interpretation of the Constitution from the Democratic-Republicans in his Alien and Sedition Acts. Republican leaders were convinced that these acts were unconstitutional, bu ... blicans. During John Adams's presidency, Madison and Jefferson led the Republican fight against the Alien and Sedition Acts, which attempted to quell Republican opposition to Federalist foreign policy ...

(5 pages) 129 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Freedom of Speech

as been used. However, without the Bill of Rights, our life may have been completely different. The Alien and Sedition Act threatened our Freedom of Speech when the speech was aimed toward the speakin ... t. Congress in 1798, along with many of the drafters and ratifiers of the Constitution, adopted the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798. The law prohibited the publication of "false, scandalous, and malic ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Alien and Sedition Acts

The Alien and Sedition Acts were passed by the Federalists mainly to strengthen their position in the go ... ngthened the naturalization process for foreigners, gave the president enormous powers to deal with aliens, and provide central government with authority to punish seditious libel crimes.The Alien Act ... deal mostly about foreigners. They give extra ordinary powers to the president in relationship with aliens. The First Alien Act allows the president to order any alien that the president judged as dan ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Should civil liberties be suspended during war-time?

nces of treason or leaking of information to the enemies and to do this they passed act such as the Alien and Sedition Acts. The Alien and Sedition Acts made it illegal to write, print, speak, or publ ...

(1 pages) 31 2 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

American Politics in the 1790s

can politics in the 1790s because it was a catalyst for future events such as the enactments of the Alien and Sedition Acts, and the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, which stimulated the need for Ci ... Revolution.One drastic effect of the French Revolution on American politics was the passing of the Alien and Sedition Laws. Although generally viewed as unconstitutional, the Alien and Sedition Laws ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Loose And Strict Constructionism

id that the immigrants, mainly the French and Irish, were plotting against Britain. They passed the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798, giving them the right to arrest and deport any foreigners that they ...

(2 pages) 893 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Loose And Strict Constructionism

id that the immigrants, mainly the French and Irish, were plotting against Britain. They passed the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798, giving them the right to arrest and deport any foreigners that they ...

(2 pages) 1403 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American War

f the Federalist and Republican Party. Many events during that period including the creation of the Alien Sedition Acts of 1798 and the XYZ Affair caused this to happen. Because of this, there were ma ... s of common people. One of the causes of the developmental process of the two parties is the Alien and Sedition Act of 1798. It all started out with Congress passing four bills on June and July ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Alien And Sedition Acts

The debate over the Alien and Sedition Acts 1798 revealed bitter controversies on a number of issues. These acts consist ... 8 granting the federal government extensive powers to deal with the internal subversion. The Alien and Sedition acts gave the president power to deport all aliens he felt were a threat to the U ... the United States. Edward Livingston made a speech in the House of Representatives on the proposed Alien acts. He stated that " the president alone is empowered to make the law, to fix in his mind wh ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jefferson's Presidency

ich meant holding a place in the federal government. After his settlement, Jefferson jettisoned the Alien and Sedition Acts and the excise tax. He than enacted the new naturalization law of 1802, in w ...

(1 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Untitled

d to America's melting pot theory.He starts his book talking abouhistory ofnited States policy. The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 wereenacted as part to deny asylum toEuropean supporters of Democrac ... ere from Europe.Now there happens to be a huge influx of illegal immigrants. To control the illegal aliens Congress passed the Immigration Reform and Control Act in 1986. This act punished employers w ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Thomas Jefferson

there in the Wild West because, no one ever explored it. Thomas Jefferson completely abolished the Alien and Sedition Acts. By doing this he allowed the American people to have more freedom and liber ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

History of women in prison

ation?Prior to the reformation of the prison systems in Europe in the 19th century, there were no standards for the treatment of prisoners. They were treated like animals, and nobody gave it a second ... obody gave it a second thought. After observing these conditions, several prominent figures emerged and dedicated their lives to the betterment of the conditions in prisons. Reformers such as John How ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Flawed Constitution

of contacts, and enter into agreements with foreign countries without the consent of Congress. The Alien and Sedition Acts also gave the strong central government even more control over individual an ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History