Sentence Examples


  • Within five hours the Senate had passed the Embargo Bill and sent it to the House.
  • New York, whose growing shipping interests had suffered by the Embargo of 1807, was as a commercial state opposed to the war.
  • It is possible to regard the embargo policy dispassionately as an interesting illustration of Jefferson's love of peace.
  • It was a notorious place for smuggling under the Embargo Acts of 1807 and 1808.
  • The sworn foe of strong government, he was compelled, in pursuance of Jefferson's policy, to put into execution the Embargo and other radical and stringent measures.