The Alien and Sedition Act 1798-Excerpts with Annotation
The Alien Act 1798
SEC. 1 Be it enacted . . .That it shall be lawful for the President of the United
States at any time during the continuance of this act, to order all such aliens as he
1. In what ways does the 1661 law seem different from those that follow it? In particular, what is
absent from that law that is evident in the others?
The 1661 law doesnt specify slavery or race, although it is about indentured servants.
2. Looking at the