The Internal Security Acts of 1798: The Founding Generation and the Judiciary During America’s First National Security Crisis
Arthur H. Garrison
Journal of Supreme Court History, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 1-27, 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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
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
Date posted: January 3, 2010