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474) Given the history of English impressment into the Navy, Ingersoll asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court why it was not argued that Congress, by the power to "provide and maintain a navy," was not given impressment power.
142) Tension over British search and impressment was one of the major causes of the War of 1812.
85, 88 (2005) (describing impressment as "the forced recruitment of individuals with little or no compensation or regulation of service terms or length"); see also Impressment, in THE COLUMBIA ENCYCLOPEDIA, supra note 30, at 1318, 1318.
Suecos y daneses tambien pusieron en practica modelos de inscripcion maritima, e Inglaterra desarrollo el sistema de Impressment o recluta obligatoria (Vazquez Lijo, 45).
Vagrancy was, as As You Like It shows, a problem more for the desperately trekking unemployed themselves than for the Tudor state which endlessly vilified them and hysterically exaggerated their numbers, as wandering, dispossessed folk, criminalized per se by legislation, sought forest and commons wastes where they might elude the further catastrophes of bloody lashings, ear-boring, branding, incarceration in bridewells, impressment, summary execution under martial law, or even the penal slavery twice legislated by parliaments.
George Tucker in 1803 suggested that the clause "was probably intended to restrain the arbitrary and oppressive mode of obtaining supplies for the army, and other public uses, by impressment, as was too frequently practised during the revolutionary war.
The enemy employed terrorism, including assassination, kidnapping, impressment of women and children into service in both military and quasi-military functions, as well as the extensive use of booby traps and the deliberate rocketing of urban areas to create an atmosphere of insecurity and uncertainty, much as the insurgents and imported terrorists have done in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
In the month she turned six, for example, she composed a poem called "On the Cruelty of Forcement to Man: Alluding to the Press Gang," protesting against the impressment of civilians and American seamen into the British navy, a topic recurring in the London Times in 1812.
Likewise, at the conclusion of the War of 1812, the Treaty of Ghent failed to address President James Madison's objectives that the British cease the practices of naval blockades and impressment against the United States and its citizens.
Some social conditions, such as indenture or military service by impressment, restrict a character's freedom of movement, and so they too are considered "confined" situations.
Luckily, impressment and the blockade had become moot questions and the British had their second string at Ghent, so the peace terms were better than we deserved.
The embargo, it could be argued, cost almost as much as war, and it had much less chance of achieving what Jefferson was after, namely stopping British impressment.