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  • Alien And Sedition Acts Of 1798
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    The Alien and Sedition Acts were four laws passed in 1798. The Naturalization Act raised the number of years of United States residency required for naturalization from 5 to 14. The Alien Act empowered the president to arrest and deport aliens considered dangerous. The Alien Enemies Act provided for the deportation of subjects of foreign powers at war with the United States. The Sedition Act made it illegal to publish certain statements against the government, oppose lawful acts of the Congress ...
  • President Harrison
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    Steven Sham lian, Anubhav Kaul Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd president of the United States, from 1889-1893. He was 56 when he was elected president. Benjamin Harrison was born to a Presbyterian family on Aug. 20, 1833, on his grandfather's farm in North Bend, Ohio. He was named for his great-grandfather, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His grandfather was William Henry Harrison, the 9th president. Ben was the second of the 10 children of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Irwin Har...
  • Radicals From The Beginning Of Johnsons Presidency
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    OUTLINE I. IMPEACHMENT A. MEANING B. PROCESS 1. NIXON II. ANDREW JOHNSON A. EARLY YEARS B. POLITICAL CAREER C. PRESIDENCY SUCCESSION D. POWER STRUGGLE E. IMPEACHMENT. VIEWS A. POLITICALLY MOTIVATED B. CORRECT Eb bitt House, in Fourteenth Street, EFFECT OF THE VOTE ON THE ELEVENTH ARTICLE ILLUSTRATIONS 1. web 2. web 3. web n 4. Table 4 n 5. Table 5 n Impeachment, in the United States and Great Britain proceeding by a legislature for the removal of office of a public official charged with miscondu...
  • President Kennedy
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    The Eisenhower Administration In 1952, General Dwight D. Eisenhower became president of the United States of America. With Richard Nixon as his Vice President, Eisenhower had won 57 percent of the popular vote and 442 to 89 of the electoral vote. Moderation of Eisenhowers policies and the influence of Democratic supporters led Eisenhower to coin, "Modern Republicanism" as his maxim for the day. Being conservative with money and liberal with people was a policy meant to sway as many supporters fr...
  • Wilsons New Freedom
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    The turn of century was an important time for pre- WWI America. National and international affairs were in full swing, just as ever. America was trying hard to remain with its Isolationism, yet could in no way thoroughly do so. Yet with this isolationist ic stance, that was deteriorating daily, much emphasis was put onto national affairs of the United States by the government. Woodrow Wilson, the third president of this new century, also had great concern with the national affairs of the U.S. El...
  • Protest Against The Alien And Sedition Acts
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    The War of 1812 was an extension of events in Europe. The continued war between the British and French eventually drew the Americans into an unnecessary war. George Washington (1732-1799) was born on February 22, 1732. He was the first President of the United States. His terms of Presidency were, first term: 1789-1793 and second term: 1793-1797. During Washington's terms of Presidency there were many major Foreign Policy changes. One was the Genet affair (1793) Genet, a minister appointed by the...
  • Appointment Of District Court Judges
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    US Government Study Guide #4 Exam #3 - 3 Dec 03 1. There are 94 district courts with over 500 federal district judges. There are 13 federal appellate courts. 2. The president selects nominees for judicial positions. He is usually advised by the Senate, who must consent to the president's appointment. Approximately 90% of all judicial appointments come from within the president's party. Because the president must receive consent from the Senate, he is likely to appoint individuals of diversity wh...

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