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This Day at Law

Congress passed Alien Act

On June 25, the US Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Act of 1798, which empowered the President to deport any alien he found dangerous to the peace and safety of the Nation. Learn more about this Act of Congress.

Croatia and Slovenia declare independence

On June 25, 1991, Croatia and Slovenia declared independence from Yugoslavia. They were the first nations to declare independence from the former Yugoslavia, touching off a decade of civil wars.Read the Dayton Peace Accords, the peace agreement negotiated by the United States to end the Yugoslav Civil Wars of the 1990s.

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