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There was no single author of the Alien and Sedition Act. It was written by the former political party, The Federalists.

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The Alien and Sedition Acts were proposed and written by Federalists who were members of the 5th US Congress. It was then signed into law in 1798 by then President John Adams.

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It was opposed by a lot of people

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the Federalist Congress

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John Adams

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Which branch of government passed the Alien and Sedition Acts?

The branch of government that passed the Alien and Sedition Acts was the Legislative Branch.


What political party was in power when the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed?

The political party which was in power when the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed was the Federalists.


What lawas did president john Adams pass in order to protect the country from enemy foreign nations?

I think you are referring to the Alien and Sedition acts, particularly the Alien acts.


Who passed alien acts?

The alien and sedition act was passed while John Adams was president. All acts that as passed are passed by Congress.


In what year were the alien and sedition acts passed?

1798


What Acts were passed in 1798 to protect the nation's security?

Alien and Sedition Acts


Who lost popularity when the Alien and Sedition Acts were passed?

The Federalists


Republicans main criticism of the alien and sedition acts was that they?

The primary Republican criticism of the Alien and Sedition Acts was that they gave the national government too much power. The acts were passed in 1798.


What laws did John Adams make?

Alien and Sedition Acts--- it was passed without his consent


What laws passed by the federalists limited criticism of the government?

Alien and Sedition Acts


How did Jefferson and Madison respond to the alien and sedition acts?

John Adams signed the Alien and Sedition Acts into law in 1798. He signed The Naturalization Act (passed on June 18), The Alien Act (passed on June 24), The Alien Enemies Act (passed on July 6) and The Sedition Act (passed on June 14).


Which states declared the Alien and Sedition Acts void and of no force within their boundaries?

Virginia and Kentucky were the two states that declared the Alien and Sedition Acts void.