Presentation on theme: "11-3: Troubles with France and Britain OBJ. - SWBAT evaluate the way that President Jefferson handled international challenges with Britain, France and."— Presentation transcript:
11-3: Troubles with France and Britain OBJ. - SWBAT evaluate the way that President Jefferson handled international challenges with Britain, France and the Barbary Pirates.
Barbary Pirates Mediterranean Sea From North Africa Defeated through American Blockades of ports Blockade – To Cut Off Results America is an international military force America Needs a strong navy
France vs. Britain Always fighting (Napoleonic Wars) England – Strong Navy France – Strong Army America – Neutral Each side wanted America to support one and hate the other
Things get messy Impressment – Forcing POW ’ s to serve for their captors. British impressed “ Deserters ” Deserter – Soldiers who “ Jump ship ” to fight for another nation Chesapeake Incident Ship attacked off coast of VA by British
Embargo? TJ wants an Embargo an official government ban Economic attack aimed at Britain and France Embargo Act cuts off all foreign Trade
Effects of Embargo Unemployment 50,000 sailors 100,000 other workers Surplus (excess) of goods goes to waste Everyone suffers
New President TJ doesn ’ t want 3 rd term Pushes Madison as Successor Madison (Rep) beats Pinckney (Fed) in 1808 – 4 th president Embargo is replaced by Non- Intercourse Act Can trade with anyone, EXCEPT France and Britain