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What Happened in 1798

Important Events

  • Jul 14 US Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous & malicious" writing against government
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Thomas Malthus publishes the first edition of his influential 'Essay on the Principle of Population' (date of the unsigned preface)

On June 7, 1798

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