A New Navy Fights France and the Barbary States, 1783–1805
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- Pirates that seized merchant vessels whose nation of origin had not purchased protection from the Barbary rulers.
- Tributary State
- A tributary state is a term for a pre-modern state in a particular type of subordinate relationship to a more powerful state which involved the sending of a regular token of submission, or tribute, to the superior power.
- Bicameral legislature
- Any lawmaking body of government that consists of two separate houses or chambers.
- Why did the US wait to start rebulding the Navy?
- How did George Washington take such action and resposibility of a country and lead it through a term that became conflicted?
London, Joshua E. Victory in Tripoli: How America’s War with the Barbary Pirates Established the U.S. Navy and Built a Nation. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Pub, 2005.