The Embargo is a historical poem written by the American poet William Cullen Bryant in 1808. Bryant was a critic of Jeffersonian political philosophy, and the work was his attempt to satirize a shipping embargo imposed by Thomas Jefferson at the time.

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  • "William Cullen Bryant opposes the protective tariff, 1876". The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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