World History 1809

About the history of the world in 1809, French and British trade effects the United States, Napoleon gets a divorce.

TWO CENTURIES OF WORLD HISTORY: 1778-1978

1809

Mar. 1 The French and English efforts to ruin each other's trade had a disastrous effect on American shipping. The U.S. declared it would trade only with the power that removed its trade restrictions.

Dec. 16 By an act of the Senate, Napoleon divorced Empress Josephine because of his determination to have a male heir to legitimize his dynasty. Josephine, at 46, was thought to be past childbearing age.

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