Chapter 8-pgs 256-263 - A.P. US Mods 6/7/8 Notes for pgs....

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A.P. US Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8   0109 Notes for pgs. 256 – 263
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Impressment Attack on USS Chesapeake The Embargo Act Loop Holes in the Act Act Causes an Economic   Crisis in the US The Election of 1808 - When Brits. seized US ships, they forced former Brit. sailors to  fight for Brit. again - Those men had good reason for leaving for the US in the 1 st  place, due to better pay, living conditions, and supplies; on the  Constitution  there were 149 Brits. of 419 - Many ran away and were captured again, some even killing  themselves instead of being in the royal navy - This was embarrassing to the US, especially after US citizens  began being taken in too, for a total of 6,000 - In June a Brit. warship, HMS Leopard attacked the USS  Chesapeake and forced it to surrender; 4 men were taken as  deserters; this caused an outrage, but while preparing for war, 
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