Thesaurus / impressment
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Instead of that it got them by a method which was called "impressment."

But in 1794 impressment was a negotiable question, because we were not ready to go to war about it then and there.

This day is memorable for the impressment of seamen into the British service.

In the provisioning of the army the Confederate Government had recourse to impressment and the arbitrary fixing of prices.

The Day of the ConfederacyNathaniel W. Stephenson

The impressment of seamen continued and was the source of daily increasing abuse.

Sustained honorJohn R. Musick,

These were the affair of the “Caroline,” that of the “Creole,” and the question of impressment.

This was said particularly with respect to the impressment of our seamen.

Attempts at impressment resulted in several bloody encounters.

Old Taverns of New YorkWilliam Harrison Bayles

A new dispute, especially provocative to the feelings of Americans, had arisen over the question of the impressment of seamen.

Having here no more option than Monroe as to impressment, the negotiation became iron-bound.

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