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Nonintercourse Act:

see Embargo Act of 1807Embargo Act of 1807,
passed Dec. 22, 1807, by the U.S. Congress in answer to the British orders in council restricting neutral shipping and to Napoleon's restrictive Continental System. The U.S.
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85) Delano suggested amending the original 1868 Alaska Act by extending to Alaska the liquor law provisions of the 1834 non-intercourse act.
Section 1954 of the Revised Statutes contained [section]1 of the 1868 Alaska Act as it had originally been enacted (extending the "laws of the United States relating to customs, commerce and navigation" to Alaska), but did not include the 1873 amendment explicitly extending to Alaska [section][section] 20 and 21 of the 1834 Non-Intercourse Act.
relations with Britain and France deteriorated due to the seizure of American ships and seamen by both countries and Congress' reaction in passing the Embargo Act and Non-Intercourse Act.
The embargo adopted by Jefferson and the Non-Intercourse Act were aimed at preventing further incidents, but it was a vain and futile wish.
Madison at one point rescinded the Non-Intercourse Act against Great Britain when the Crown relented in its policy of harassing and attacking American ships.
After hearing that his merchant vessels had been taken by force on more than one occasion, President Thomas Jefferson established the Embargo Act and Non-Intercourse Act, sending a clear signal that the United States would not become entangled in Europe's affairs.
In The Charming Betsy, the status of the ship's owner as a Danish subject, and thus a neutral in the conflict between the United States and France, was critical to the Court's conclusion that the Non-Intercourse Act of 1800 should not be interpreted to permit the seizure and sale of his ship.
The wisdom of the Embargo Act and Non-Intercourse Act, policies that were detrimental to the American economy, could certainly be called into question.
The Indian Non-Intercourse Act, passed by Congress in 1790, pledged security for Native American territory by requiring that each and every transfer of land from Native Americans to others be approved by the federal government.
The Non-Intercourse Act was passed the same day, permitting trade with all nations except England and France.
It was a substitute measure designed to replace the Non-Intercourse Act, which was to expire later that year.

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