The United States was trading equally with both countries, however, Britain was searching the ships before they went into france
The Embargo Act
Britain was low on navy members so they seized ships and took their members
Britian was so desperate for searching their ships and taking members that they waited outside of the dock to search the ship but the captain said no and got shot
Jefferson created the act so no one is able to legally search ships. Specifically, Britten who just ticked citizens off.
Citizens from the newly created stat Ohio wanted more land but they made a treaty with the native Americans too not cross this land. Native Americans were about to start a war but the tribe leaders son lead everyone to go back into their ways.
Two Congress members were great supporters of helping our military and they realized that Britan was attacking us so they urged for war.