The Internal Security Acts of 1798: The Founding Generation and the Judiciary During America’s First National Security Crisis
Journal of Supreme Court History, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 1-27, February 2009
27 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2010
Date Written: February 2009
Review of the history of the Internal Security Acts of 1798 which included the Alien and Sedition Act and the resulting trials between 1798 and 1800.
Keywords: national security, terrorism and law, Constitutional law, constitutional history, alien and sedition, first amendment, free speech, Madison, Hamilton, founding fathers, U.S. Constitution, legal history
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