The Embargo Act Political Cartoon - Ahmad Chishti

The Embargo Act Political Cartoon - Ahmad Chishti

Storyboard Text

  • WE ARE NEUTRAL
  • I hereby enforce the Embargo Act (Jefferson.)
  • I am a Federalist and I disaprove!
  • We are sailing goods to England!
  • Map of Trade
  • President Jefferson imposed the Embargo Act in 1806 to ensure Neutrality in the war between the French and British! The Federalists disaproved it.
  •  It banned trade (imports and exports) with other countries (like Britain and France!)
  • Outcome: The plan backfired and England/France traded with others and America just was not able to trade and was at a loss!
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