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The Barbary Wars American Independence Was Secured From Britain On September 3, 1783 Within A Year, The American Merchant Ship Betsey Was Captured By Sallee Rovers, State Sponsored Pirates Operating Out Of The Ports Of Morocco Algerian Pirates Quickly Seized TwoAmerican Ships The Boats Were Confiscated, Their Crews Held Captive, And Ransom Demanded Of The Fledging American Governm


10 thoughts on “The Barbary Wars

  1. says:

    Exactly what I wanted a concise, chronological history of the U.S wars with the Barbary states, namely the Tripolitan War and the Algerine War, with much commerce raided and tribute demanded in between The focus of the author was the U.S struggle to balance its revolutionary desires for an open Atlantic tradin...


  2. says:

    A solid account of the long simmering conflict between the newly independent American states not yet United at the outset and the Barbary states of North Africa The author provides clear context for events, and brought up several points I was previously unaware of, such as that the treaty with France during the Revolution protected American shipping in the Mediterranean However, the narrative was a little circuitous at times repeated mention of the Betsy left me briefly confused as to wheth A solid account of the long simmering conflict between the newly independent American states not yet United at the outset and the Barbary states of North Africa The author provides clear context for events, and brought up several points I was previously unaware of, such as that the treaty with France during the Revolution protected American shipping in the Mediterranean However, the narrative was a little circuitous at times repeated mention of the Betsy left me briefly confused as to wh...


  3. says:

    Detailed political and military history of specific dealings of the young American nation with foreign pirates and diplomacy, which led to establishing of American Navy and the USA as a strong foreign power.


  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this book An interesting and very important part of American history that is never taught.


  5. says:

    A solid accounting of America s struggle to deal with the Barbary Coast states around the turn of the 19th century, but it focuses almost entirely on this admittedly minor conflict while not spending a ton of time on broader context, feeling a bit stretched as a result Everything that s here is p...


  6. says:

    Great read, especially in light of our current conflict with Libya I had only encountered the Barbary Wars as a sidenote in other historical texts, so it was good to get the whole story from beginning to end like this Lambe...


  7. says:

    It was informative and interesting, but stalled in a few places I particularly liked the parts that described the adventurous feats of heroism by Americans fighting against the pirates, but those parts didn t last very long.


  8. says:

    A workmanlike narrative, but it tends to be superficial and occasionally one dimensional Nor am I convinced that anything is truly concluded there s a short rah rah we won closing that historically, stops dead in 1815 A bitafterward would be welcomed.


  9. says:

    Not bad for a historical text on the barbary wars Chapter 4 was the best Between 3 and 4 stars overall.


  10. says:

    Adams is by far the most useless person in Early American history