New Threats From Overseas…. Section 3. Yankee Traders…. 1784: Empress of China became the 1 st American ship to trade with China. New Englanders Sailed up the Pacific Coast of North American. Most from Boston Indians called them “Boston”. Sold Furs to China. .
Britain’s trade however had grown too strong to be severely injured by the embargo, as well the French to were largely unaffected.
Americans hated it, began smuggling goods to European countries.
Jefferson enforced the law using the Navy to stop merchants.The Embargo of 1807