Government Essay: Personal Liberties Vs. National Security

Describe the conditions that led to the enactment of each of the following laws or government policies.
Explain the provisions of each of these laws.
Identify the person(s) associated with each enactment.
In your opinion, were these acts justifiable?Explain.
1.The Alien and Sedition Act (1798)
2.The Sedition Act (1918)
3.The “Red Scare” and (Mitchell) Palmer Raide (1921)
4.The Smith Act (1940)
5.The Interment Of Japanese Americans during WWWII
6.The McCarran Act (1950)
7.The Joseph McCarthy Congressional Hearing (1950’s)
8. The Patriot Act (2001)