Represion of Civil Liberties in WW1
The Effects of the War on our Life in the States
WW1 Espionage : Tools of Trade, The Final Scar Trailer Exclusive Cut
These Acts in Action
Sacco and Vanzetti
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were two Italian immigreants who were anarchists. They were convicted of murder though many believed them innocent.
Eugene V. Debs
In this case Eugene was arrested for speaking out against the U.S. govenrment. He later ran for president while in jail.
Schenck v. United States
This court case ruled that those atttempting to covince people to resist the draft could and would be arrested. This was classified under the Espionage Act of 1917.