Impressment-Isabel A. and Lamees S.
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Imagine you have just gone off to sea to trade and then all of a sudden you are under attack. You have no choice, but to go with the men and join the British Navy.
You are now part of the British Army!
What you just witnessed is Impressment! Impressment is the act of seizing for public use. Impressment can cause warfare, violence, and anger towards other countries.
This is unlawful!
This caused the Embargo act. The USA cut of all trading ties with foreign countries and closed all docks/harbors. It ended up hurting the US more then the Countries, so a group of men The War Hawks wanted to take matters into there own hands. Which will soon lead to the war of 1812.
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