nonintercourse


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

nonintercourse

(ˌnɒnˈɪntəˌkɔːs)
n
a lack or refusal of intercourse or communication
References in periodicals archive ?
it passed the first of the Indian Nonintercourse Acts in 1790, which
2d 370 (1975) the First Circuit Court of Appeals stated that the Passamaquoddy were entitled to federal protection under the Indian Nonintercourse Act.
In 1800, in the context of the Quasi War with France, Congress enacted a nonintercourse law that declared Santo Domingo subject to French sovereignty.
Using a quaintly named law called The Nonintercourse Act, passed by Congress under President George Washington in 1790, attorney Tureen sued tens of thousands of landowners who now resided on what was former Indian land.
59) One important example of this is the Indian Nonintercourse Act (An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, c 33, [section] 4, 1 Stat 137 at 138 (1790) (codified as amended at 25 USC [section] 177 (2006)), first passed in 1790, which requires the federal government to approve all transfers of interests in tribal lands.
9) This case asked whether Jared Shattuck and his schooner flying under the Danish flag fell within the scope of the Nonintercourse Act, which restricted trade with France and its dependencies.
The embargo lasted until March 1809, when it was replaced by the Nonintercourse Act, which allowed trade with countries other than Britain and France.
Glickman corrects this mistake, and the first third of the book takes us through a diverse range of consumer protests, from anti-slavery campaigners, to the 'rebel consumers' of the Southern nonintercourse movement, and on to the widespread take-off of the boycott as a political tactic in the 1880s.
47) During the undeclared war with France, Congress enacted the Nonintercourse Act of 1800, (48) which prohibited commercial intercourse between residents of the United States and residents of any French territory.
In Charming Betsy, a Danish schooner owner challenged the attempt by the United States to prosecute him under the Nonintercourse Act of 1800.
in violation of a nonintercourse law prohibiting American vessels from