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Anthony Petrillo APUSH DBQ Alien and Sedition Acts The debate over the Alien and Sedition acts of 1798 revealed bitter controversy in the areas of immigration, foreign relations, the balance between liberty and order, and a lack of cooperation in the government caused by differences in opinion of the federalists and antifederalists. The differences in opinion on immigration like the other controversies was caused by different views of America’s future. While the federalists who were led by Alexander Hamilton did not want a large amount of immigration because of immigrants’ support of Jefferson’s antifederalists, they were not as opposed to immigration as Jefferson who believed that immigrants would bring non-republican ideas to America (B). The federalists wanted an industrial America, so they needed workers; they were not opposed to immigration as long as the immigrants could be assimilated into American culture (A). Concerning foreign relations, the main quarrel was over relations with Britain and
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at Benedictine IL.

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