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 First Barbary War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First Barbary War (1801–1805, also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War) was one of two wars fought between the United States of America and the North African states known collectively as the Barbary States.
The turning point in the war came with the Battle of Derna (April-May 1805), after a remarkably daring overland attack on the Tripolitan city of Derna by a combined force of American Marines and Arab, Greek and Berber mercenaries under the command of ex-consul William Eaton and Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon.
The First Barbary War was beneficial to the military reputation of the United States.
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 First Barbary War - Definition, explanation
The First Barbary War (1801–1805, also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War) was one of two wars fought between the United States of America and the semiautonomous North African city-states of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, known collectively as the Barbary States.
For them, the First Barbary War was one in a series of punitive wars that signalled their weakened status and foreshadowed eventual colonialization by France, starting in the 1830s.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the Americans were unable to respond to the provocation until 1815, with the Second Barbary War.
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 First Barbary War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The First Barbary War (1801–1805, also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War) was one of two wars fought between the United States of America and the semi-autonomous North African city-states of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, known collectively as the Barbary States.
Since the 17th century the Barbary States of North Africa were run independently from the Ottoman Empire.
For them, the First Barbary War was one in a series of punitive wars that signalled their weakened status and foreshadowed eventual colonialization by France, starting in the 1830s.
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 First Barbary War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The First Barbary War (1801 – 1805, also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War) was one of two wars fought between the United States of America and the semi-autonomous North African city-states of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, known collectively as the Barbary States.
For them, the First Barbary War was one in a series of punitive wars that signalled their weakenedstatus and foreshadowed eventual colonialization by France, starting in the 1830s.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the Americanswere unable to respond to the provocation until 1815, with the Second Barbary War.
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 Talk:First Barbary War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It dictates one way of looking at the war: "This war is one in a line of wars between the United States and other people." The warbox tries to line it up as if it were a chapter in a book -- but it's not.
A declaration of war is a vote by Congress to commit troops to a conflict.
I had always understood that the First Barbary War was the first declared war of the US, which is why it was in the lede.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Presley O'Bannon
Burning of the frigate Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli, February 16, 1804, by Edward Moran, painted 1897, depicts a naval action of the First Barbary War.
As a first lieutenant he commanded a detachment of Marines in General William Eaton’s little force in the War with Tripoli.
The first OBannon, (DD-177), was a Wickes-class destroyer, launched in 1919 and struck in 1936.
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 Barbary pirates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their stronghold was along the stretch of northern Africa known as the Barbary Coast (a medieval term for the Maghreb after its Berber inhabitants), although their predation was said to extend throughout the Mediterranean, south along West Africa's Atlantic seaboard, and into the North Atlantic, purportedly as far north as Iceland.
Although Barbary pirate attacks were more common in south and east Spain and the Balearic Islands, they also attacked the Atlantic northwest coast of the Iberian Peninsula.
Barbary pirates appear in a number of famous novels, including Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini, The Algerine Captive by Royall Tyler, Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian, and the Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson.
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The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War, was the first of two wars fought between the United States of America and the North African states known collectively as the Barbary States.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the U.S. was unable to respond to the provocation until 1815, with the Second Barbary War.
The Tripoli Monument, the oldest military monument in the U.S., honors the heroes of the First Barbary War: Captain Richard Somers, Lieutenant James Caldwell, James Decatur, Henry Wadsworth, Joseph Israel, and John Dorsey.
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 Treaty with Tripoli (1796) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was signed at Tripoli on November 4, 1796 and at Algiers (for third-party guarantee by the dey) on January 3, 1797 by Joel Barlow, the American consul to the Barbary states of Algiers, Tripoli and Tunis.
It is in honor of this victory that the phrase "To the Shores of Tripoli" is commemorated on the United States Marine Corps' flag and later in the Marine Hymn.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the Americans were unable to respond to the provocations until 1815, with the Second Barbary War, thereby concluding the encompassing Tripolian War (1800-1815).
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 The History Guy: Barbary Wars
The Barbary Wars were a series of (largely) naval conflicts between the young United States of America and several of the Muslim nations on the coast of North Africa in the early 1800's.
The First Barbary War, also known as the Tripolitanian War, lasted from 1801 to 1805, and is considered by many to be America's first "foreign war." This conflict also featured America's first attempt at "regime change" as the Marines attempted to place an ally on the throne in Tripoli.
The Second Barbary War, also known as the Algerine War, was a short conflict in 1815 against the Barbary State of Algiers.
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 First Barbary War - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Since the 17th_century the Barbary pirate states of North Africa, although nominally governed by the Ottoman_Empire, had been largely independent kleptocracies, run by piratical military strongmen and supported by plunder, tribute, and ransom.
The turning point in the war came with a remarkably daring overland attack on the Tripolitan city of Derna by a combined force of American marines and Arab, Greek and Berber mercenaries, under the command of ex-consul William_Eaton and Lieutenant Presley_O'Bannon.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the Americans were unable to respond to the provocation until 1815, with the Second_Barbary_War.
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 Barbary Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Barbary Corsairs: Warfare in the Mediterranean, 1480-1580
Barbary's book is a nice quick summary of the war in the Crimea.The book is approximately 150 pages long, so the author gives a quick review of the battles including the Charge of the Light Brigade, and a review of Florence Nightingale.
Barbary writes about the English Civil War in a way that makes you feel as though you are reading a novel.
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In October of 1803 the fleet of Tripoli was able capture the Philadelphia intact holding its captain William Bainbridge and all officers and crew as On February 16 1804 a small contingent of sailors in disguised Intrepid and led by the redoubtable Lieutenant Stephen Decatur Jr.
The turning point in the war came a remarkably daring overland attack on the city of Derna by a combined force American marines and Arab Greek and Berber mercenaries under the command of ex-consul William Eaton and Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon.
Distracted by the to the War of 1812 the Americans unable to respond to the provocation until 1815 with the Second Barbary War.
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 First barbary war - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 First Barbary War - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since the 17th century, the Barbary States of North Africa, although nominally governed by the Ottoman Empire, had been largely independent kleptocracies, run by piratical military strongmen and financed by plunder, tribute, and ransom.
After a remarkably daring overland attack on the Tripolitan city of Derna by a combined force of American marines and Arab, Greek and Berber mercenaries, under the command of ex-consul William Eaton and Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon.
And the gains of the war furthered the confidence of Thomas Jefferson to regard any threat to the liberty of the American people an act of war and furthered his conclusion that war is the only way to sustain liberty.
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 Definition of barbary coast
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The chance of surviving a wound in the Civil War was 1 in 7.
The turning point in the war came with the Battle of Derne, after a remarkably daring overland attack on the Tripolitan city of Derna by a combined force of American marines and Arab, Greek and Berber mercenaries under the command of ex-consul William Eaton and Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon.
After its victory in the First Barbary War (1801–1805), the attention of the United States had been diverted to its worsening relationship with France and the United Kingdom, culminating in the War of 1812.
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 Tripoli - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the early part of the 19th century the regency at Tripoli, owing to its piratical practices, was twice involved in war with the United States.
The most picturesque incident in the war was the expedition undertaken by William Eaton with the object of replacing the pasha with an elder brother living in exile, who had promised to accede to all the wishes of the United States.
In 1835 the Turks took advantage of a local civil war to reassert their direct authority, and after that date Tripoli was under the direct control of the Sublime Porte, rebellions in 1842 and 1844 being unsuccessful.
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 First Barbary War Information
The First Barbary War (1801–1805, also known as the Barbary Coast War or the Tripolitan War) was one of two wars fought between the United States of America and the North African empire of Morocco and city-states of Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, known collectively as the Barbary States.
The monarchy of Morocco, which, by the time of the Barbary Wars, dated back more than one thousand years, was equally well-known for supporting piracy.
A largely successful undeclared war with French privateers in the late 1790s showed that American naval power was now sufficient to protect the nation's interests.
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 Second Barbary War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The expulsion of American vessels from the Mediterranean during the War of 1812 by the British navy further emboldened the brigandine nations.
At the conclusion of the War of 1812, however, America could once again turn its sights on North Africa.
By June 30, 1815 the treaty was signed and the threat of Barbary pirates to American vessels was at an end.
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 First Barbary War
The background for the war was the continued attacks from Barbary pirates on US vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, and disagreements as to the level of tribute to be paid to the pirates.
It took some time to build, which is the main explanation to why the First Barbary War would continue for 4 years.
The outcome of the war would not be lasting, causing the need for the USA to fight a second war in order to secure their vessels from the attacks of pirates.
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 Barbary pirates   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their stronghold was along the stretch of northern Africa known as the Barbary Coast (a medieval term for the Maghreb after its Berber inhabitants), although their predation was said to extend as far north as Iceland, and south along West Africa's Atlantic seaboard.
Their usual ship was the galley with slaves or prisoners at the oars.
Barbary pirates appear in a number of famous novels, including Robinson Crusoe, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, The Algerine Captive by Royall Tyler, Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian and the Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson.
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 Battle of Derna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The former Consul to Tunis, William Eaton returned to the Mediterranean with the title of "Naval Agent to the Barbary States in 1804.
The Battle of Derna was the first recorded land battle of the United States on foreign soil.
The battle was the decisive action of the First Barbary War, although Eaton was angered by what he called a sell-out between Consul Lear and the bey.
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 Treaty of Tripoli   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was signed at Tripoli on November 4, 1796 and at Algiers (for third-party guarantee by the dey) on January 3, 1797 by Joel Barlow, the Americanconsul to the Barbary states of Algiers, Tripoli and Tunis.
At the time of the Treaty and for 300 years prior, the Mediterranean sea lanes were largely controlled by the North AfricanMuslim states of the Barbary Coast (Tripoli, Algiers, Morocco, and Tunis)through piracy.
Distracted by the preludes to the War of 1812, the Americans were unable to respond to the provocations until 1815,with the Second Barbary War, thereby concluding theencompassing Tripolian War (1800-1815).
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When the U.S. became a country it had little in the way of a navy to protect its merchant ships, so in 1784, Congress appropriated $80,000 as tribute, or bribe, to the Barbary states.
But continued attacks prompted the building of the United States Navy, including one of America's most famous ships, the USS ''Constitution'', leading to a series of wars along the North African coast, starting in 1801.
Barbary pirates appear in a number of famous novels, including ''Robinson Crusoe'', ''The Count of Monte Cristo'' by Alexandre Dumas, ''The Sea Hawk'' by Rafael Sabatini, ''The Algerine Captive'' by Royall Tyler, ''Master and Commander'' by Patrick O'Brian and the ''Baroque Cycle'' by Neal Stephenson.
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