The Trent Affair

The Trent Affair was a diplomatic between the United States of America and the United Kingdom in 1861 during the American Civil War. It all began when the U.S. Navy illegally captured two Confederate Diplomats from a British ship.

The public reaction in the United States was to celebrate the captures but the UK protested endlessly to release the diplomats. It all finally ended when the United States released the diplomats because president Abraham Lincoln and his top advisors did not want to risk going to war with Britain... ''Get Your ebook by $29.99''


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