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The Alien and Sedition Acts

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1. ALIEN ACT- REDUCED THE INFLUENCE FOREIGNERS OR RECENT IMMIGRANTS HAD ON THE U.S.

a. INCREASED RESIDENCY REQUIRMENTS FROM 5 TO 14 YEARS

b. DEPORTED FOREIGNERS DURING WAR (still in effect today)

2. SEDITION ACT- MADE IT A CRIME TO PUBLISH "FALSE, SCANDALOUS, AND MALICIOUS WRITING AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF ITS OFFICIALS.

a. WAS OVERTURNED IN 1801 WITH THE ELECTION OF JEFFERSON

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