The Embargo Act of 1807: Summary & Facts


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What did the Embargo Act of 1807 prohibit?

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1. What is impressment?

2. What took place on June 22, 1807?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your understanding of the Embargo Act of 1807. Impressment and provisions of the act will be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Effects and provisions of the act
  • What the act prohibited
  • Event on June 22, 1807

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Embargo Act of 1807
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the act prohibited
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as impressment

Additional Learning

To learn more about the act, take a look at the lesson The Embargo Act of 1807: Summary & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the tension between Britain and France
  • Explains provisions of the act
  • Covers the results from the act
  • Explores the Non-Intercourse Act