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Early American Foreign Policy and the Barbary Pirates
Barbary Wars, 1801-1805 and 1815-1816
, from Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State
The First Barbary War
from Thomas Jefferson Foundation
The Bombardment of Algiers, August 27, 1816 by George Chambers Senior.
For background on the beginnings of American Foreign Policy, see
America and the Barbary Pirates
from the Library of Congress.
How Did the United States Defeat the Barbary Pirates?
Avast! How the U.S. Built a Navy, Sent in the Marines, and Faced Down the Barbary Pirates
, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
See this article in the New York Times for a view of the
Barbary Pirates as an earlier form of state-sponsored terrorism
A Sea Fight with Barbary Corsairs
Treaty of Tripoli (1796)
Also known as the Treaty of Peace and Friendship
George Washington and Barbary Coast Pirates
from the Papers of George Washington Project
The Barbary Pirates: Letter from Tripol
i from Teaching American History.org
First Barbary War
Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Stephen Decatur,1813
The United States and the Barbary Pirates
from Constitutional Rights Foundation
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