“. . . dated the republic’s first and fateful departure from its original free-trade policies to Jefferson’s 1807 embargo.” Mises Daily | Mises Institute

Years later, Condy Raguet of Philadelphia, perhaps the most influential classical-liberal political economist of the 1830s, dated the republic’s first and fateful departure from its original free-trade policies to Jefferson’s 1807 embargo. As Raguet pointed out, the embargo was followed by the non-intercourse acts, the War of 1812, and the protective tariffs of 1816, 1820, 1824, and 1828.[

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