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The Trent Affair (November 1861 to January 1862) involved

A

a sex scandal which toppled much of Jefferson Davis' cabinet.

B

the investigation into and arrest of several businessmen who were defrauding the government.

C

the controversial arrest of a leading Southern sympathizer.

D

a term for Lincoln's dismissal of General Winfield Scott.

E

the controversial interception of an English ship on the Atlantic Ocean and the arrest of two Confederate diplomats who were on that ship.

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