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The Brutal Dictatorship of Kwame Nkrumah II

Comment: IT HAPPENED IN USA

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Kofi
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2015-02-04 15:21:22
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DR SAS IS A NOVICE IN HISTORY


1918 - The Sedition Act, a further refinement of the Espionage Act, was passed. This wide-ranging law made it illegal to criticize the government or hamper the war effort in almost any manner. Thus many labor activists, dissidents and radicals became the targets of government prosecutors. To be a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union put one at the risk of deportation. Anyone found violating these acts could be fined up to $10,000 and/or sentenced up to twenty years in jail. Rose Pastor Stokes, Eugene V. Debs, Victor Berger and Emma Goldman were notable individuals that were arrested and charged under these laws.

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IT HAPPENED IN USA
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