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To us, the Sedition Act may seem unthinkably contrary to American values. It did not seem this way to Federalists, so it should be no surprise that the Federalist majorities supported these bills. In fact, the Sedition Act seemed to many to be a liberal law: Ironically, the Sedition Act was actually a liberalization of the common law of seditious libel ...


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The important thing to know is that the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts represented the "high water mark" of the Federalist Party. Put another way, it rose and fell with these two acts. The Federalists had always controlled the Senate, and the 1794 Congressional elections gave them control of the House of Representatives. Finally, in 1796, John Adams ...


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It looks you have an Electro Plated Nickel Silver. The technology is not old enough to origin from 18th century. From a site where you can find identical font type: Modern electroplating was invented by Italian chemist Luigi V. Brugnatelli in 1805. And the picture which is similar enough: So the number as Steve Bird suspected correcty it should be ...



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