The Sedition Act thrust freedom of expression to the center of discussions of American liberty. Defend this
statement. Does the controversy about whether its okay to criticize the government in a time of crisis relevant
to the times we are living in right now? Be sure to include in your response a discussion of The Alien and
Sedition Acts (July 6, 1798)
and the Protest Against the Alien and Sedition Acts in the Voices of Freedom.
You do not need to make formal citations for the papers as you will NOT be using outside sources. Only use
Foner and the documents. A simple parenthetical citation with the book(s) you used and the page number will
be sufficient. Example: (Foner, p. 47) (Source Name) Again, Outside sources are PROHIBITED
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