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Liberty"s first crisis

Charles Slack

Liberty"s first crisis

Adams, Jefferson, and the misfits who saved free speech

by Charles Slack

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kentucky and Virginia resolutions of 1798,
  • Alien and Sedition laws, 1798,
  • Freedom of speech,
  • Freedom of the press,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-324) and index.

    StatementCharles Slack
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE327 .S53 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 pages
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27176898M
    ISBN 100802123422
    ISBN 109780802123428
    OCLC/WorldCa903583256

    Get this from a library! Liberty's first crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the misfits who saved free speech. [Charles Slack] -- When the United States government passed the Bill of Rights in , its uncompromising protection of speech and of the press were unlike anything the world had ever seen before. But by , the.   About Charles Slack. Charles Slack is the award-winning author of several books. His latest book, Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech, was published in March by Grove Atlantic. Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon, based on the life of Wall Street pioneer Hetty Green, won the Connecticut State Book .

    Liberty's First Crisis (Paperback) Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech. By Charles Slack. Grove Press, , pp. Publication Date: March 8, Other Editions of This Title: MP3 CD (3/8/) Hardcover (3/3/) MP3 CD (8/18/).   Reading Time: 2 minutes. New York, NY — On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said that he would publish a book outlining his response to the COVID crisis. The book will be titled ‘American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID Pandemic’ and is .

    Liberty's First Crisis (Hardcover) Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech. By Charles Slack. Atlantic Monthly Press, , pp. Publication Date: March 3, Other Editions of This Title: MP3 CD (3/8/) Paperback (3/8/) MP3 CD (8/18/). About the Author-. Praise for Liberty's First Crisis “Just a few years after the adoption of the First Amendment the Federalists in the John Adams administration felt sufficiently threatened by their opposition that they passed the so-called Sedition Act of , placing limits on 'scandalous and malicious' writings or utterances against the government.


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Liberty's First Crisis is a thoroughly enjoyable book, but I must subtract one star due to the author's hostility toward, and mischaracterization of the doctrines of secession and nullification.

Jefferson warned us about an overbearing federal government, and the potential for mischief by the "despotic branch" of government otherwise known as /5(51). Great book, with a couple of caveats Liberty's First Crisis is a thoroughly enjoyable book, but I must subtract one star due to the author's hostility toward, and mischaracterization of the doctrines of secession and nullification.

Jefferson warned us about an overbearing federal government, and the potential for mischief by the "despotic /5. Liberty's First Crisis is a thoroughly enjoyable book, but I must subtract one star due to the author's hostility toward, and mischaracterization of the doctrines of secession and nullification.

Jefferson warned us about an overbearing federal government, and the potential for mischief by the "despotic branch" of government otherwise known as /5(50). In Liberty’s First Crisis, writer Charles Slack tells the story of the Sedition Act, the crucial moment when high ideals met real-world politics and the country’s future hung in the balance.

From a loudmouth in a bar to a firebrand politician to Benjamin Franklin’s own grandson, those victimized by the Sedition Act were as varied as. Liberty’s First Crisis is like being there, and it makes me marvel anew at the miracle that Americans wrought.”—Jonathan Rauch, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution and author of Kindly Inquisitors “A reminder of the fragility of freedom of speech.

ISBN:   Slack (Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America’s First Female Tycoon,etc.) engagingly reveals how the Federalist attack on the First Amendment almost brought down the Sedition Act drama that played out from to was a political move much more than any protection of the public.

The nascent nation was just coming into its own and creating a two-party. A newly-released book, "Liberty's First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech," written by Charles Slack details the arguments for the adoption and enforcement of the Sedition Act, passed by the Federalist-dominated Congress in and signed by Federalist President John Adams.

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Praise for Liberty's First Crisis "Just a few years after the adoption of the First Amendment the Federalists in the John Adams administration felt sufficiently threatened by their opposition that they passed the so-called Sedition Act ofplacing limits on 'scandalous and malicious' writings or utterances against the government.

Liberty’s First Crisis vividly unfolds these pivotal events in the early life of the republic, as the Founding Fathers struggled to define America off the page and preserve the freedoms they had fought so hard to create.

“A powerful and engaging narrative Slack brings one of America’s defining crises back to vivid life. Deeply researched and cogently analyzed, Charles Slack’s Liberty’s First Crisis molds the dramatic events swirling around the Alien and Sedition Acts of into a mesmerizing, uniquely American tale—complete with fistfights, insults, canings, and rigged importantly, it underscores the high-minded reasoning, the courage, the.

In Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech, author and historian Charles Slack tells the fascinating story of the Sedition Act of. In Liberty's First Crisis, writer Charles Slack tells the story of the Sedition Act, the crucial moment when high ideals met real-world politics and the country's future hung in the balance.

From a loudmouth in a bar to a firebrand politician to Benjamin Franklin's own grandson, those victimized by the Sedition Act were as varied as the. Liberty’s First Crisis, by Charles Slack, Atlantic Monthly Press, “The greatest enemy of liberty is fear When [people] feel threatened, their tolerance shrinks.” Liberty and freedom in America have been threatened many times since the United States Constitution was drafted in People around the world who acknowledge themselves as free people always seem to be willing to.

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But bythe once-dazzling young republic of the United States was on the verge of collapse: partisanship. Charles Slack. Liberty’s First Crisis. New York: Atlantic, Print. The subtitle of Liberty’s First Crisis is Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech. It is truly about the first crisis in the brand-new United States of America involving one of the basic liberties suggested in the Declaration of Independence and enumerated in the Bill of Rights.

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Liberty's First Crisis | When the United States government passed the Bill of Rights inits uncompromising protection of speech and of the press were unlike anything the world had ever seen before. But bythe once-dazzling young republic of the United States was on the verge of collapse: partisanship gripped the weak federal government, British seizures threatened American goods.

Liberty’s First Crisis is, much to its benefit, more about “the misfits who saved free speech” than it is about John Adams or Thomas Jefferson. But of course, a book cover that included the names and pictures of Matthew Lyon, Benjamin Franklin Bache, Luther Baldwin, and James Thomson Callender would be unlikely to move very many units.

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In Liberty's First Crisis, Charles Slack tells the story of the Sedition Act, the crucial moment when high ideals met real-world politics and the country's future hung in the balance. From a loudmouth in a bar to a firebrand politician who was reelected from jail to Benjamin Franklin's own grandson, those victimized by the Sedition Act.