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in international law, refusal of a state to engage in diplomatic or commercial relations with another state. It is a hostile act of retaliation for some wrong and is intended to effect redress. Since nations normally have diplomatic and commercial intercourse, nonintercourse may in some circumstances be a threat of war.
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the Nonintercourse Act of 1790, this would open the door to reclaiming
1976) (granting the tribe possession of land that had been alienated in violation of the 1790 Nonintercourse Act); Mohegan Tribe v.
The most nettlesome issue was a little-known 1790 law known as the Nonintercourse Act, which prevents Indian tribes from selling, granting or leasing lands except by treaty with the U.
Before 1815, a series of protective laws forbidding the importation of manufactured goods, the Embargo and Nonintercourse Acts (206), for instance, favored the expansion of household production, which consisted of "goods made in the home chiefly for family use" (Rogers Taylor 211).
Six years later, the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Indians attempted to recover native lands illegally purchased under the Nonintercourse Act.
it with the Nonintercourse Act, which permitted American ships to cross
Hauptman-SUNY Distinguished Professor of History-has pointed out, the "theory" Tureen utilized (basing claims on the Nonintercourse Act) has been used by lawyers since the 1890s (see Seneca Nation v.
The basis of Tureen's legal claim was the requirement of the Indian Nonintercourse Act of 1790 that every sale of tribal land be approved by federal treaty.
New England Federalists opposed the War of 1812 because they believed the nonimportation, embargo, and nonintercourse legislation of the Jefferson and Madison administrations crippled the carrying trade on which New Englanders relied.
1977) (noting that the federal consent required for the Nonintercourse Act was "not obtained before or after the fact").