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What about the Sedition Act is true?
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What was the negative consequence of the sedition act?
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When was the sedition act and espionage act repealed?
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Where did John Adams sign the alien and sedition act?
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Who was affected by the sedition act how were they affected?
How did the Supreme Court rule regarding the Sedition Act?
What is the Sedition Act?
The Sedition Act tried to curb republican criticism of government policy. It basically stopped people from speaking disrespectfully against the government. The Sedition Act made any activity designed to overthrow a government illegal. The 1918 Sedition Act was passed by the United States Congress was a means of expanding the 1917 Espionage Act. Woodrow Wilson signed it into law.
What did democrat-republicans think of the sedition act?