against Britain, which should be removed. "Ever since America, the elder daughter of Great Britain, wanted to commence housekeeping for herself, and had such difficulty in escaping from
and succeeded in establishing a commercial treaty with Britain, but unfortunately after his death the Democratic party came into power, and the dislike for everything British began to show itself more than ever. "Meanwhile Europe was almost completely at the mercy of Napoleon. England, whose
fleet swept the seas, being the only obstacle in his way, he determined to strike at her power at the most vital part, so he closed all the ports of Europe against her manufactures, and authorized the seizure of all vessels bound for British harbors. "England retaliated by decl
aring all the ports of France and her allies from which the British flag was excluded in a state of blockade. In doing this Britain was merely adopting Bonaparte'
s own measures against himself. "This state of things paralyzed American trade, and the Democratic party made it a favorable opportunity of