The British passed the Orders in Council and the french passed the Berlin Decree. how did these two maritime policies affect US trade?
A.) US ships were not allowed to halt at European ports and offload their cargo, resulting in massive losses to the traders and high attrition to European crews.
B.) US ships that complied with the Orders in Council were seized by the French and those that complied with the Berlin Decree were seized by the British.
C.) US sailors were subjected to impressments by the British and to imprisonment by the French if found violating either of these maritime policies on neutral waters.
D.) US traders could not get around the British rule through broken voyages and were forced to terminate trade with both France and Britain in the absence of re-exportation.