Legislation by the U.S. Congress in December 1807 that closed U.S. ports to all exports and restricted imports from Britain. The act was Pres. Thomas ...
TEACHER NOTES. Causes and effects of the Embargo Act of 1807. What trade restrictions did the French and. British impose during the. Napoleonic Wars?
Consequences . A political cartoon showing merchants dodging the " Ograbme", which is "Embargo" spelled backwards.