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Jay's Treaty was controversial in that it failed to
acquire rights to the St. Lawrence Seaway and thus access to the Great Lakes.
stop English aid to the Iroquois Nation.
end English predation on American ships and the impressment of US sailors by the British Navy.
appease Northern abolitionists, who were angered that it did not end the Atlantic slave trade.
establish a joint US-English effort to halt piracy on the high seas in the Mediterranean by pirates operating out of the Northern coast of Africa.