25 Moments - Barbary Wars  An American Navy ship captures an Algerian pirate ship off the Barbary Coast during the First Barbary War 1801 to 1805.

25 Moments That Changed America

25 Moments - Barbary Wars An American Navy ship captures an Algerian pirate ship off the Barbary Coast during the First Barbary War 1801 to 1805.

The Barbary Wars: the original jihadist wars. Why weren't we taught this in school?

The Barbary Wars: the original jihadist wars. Why weren't we taught this in school?

1801-1805: The First Barbary War

How Jefferson Fought the Barbary Pirates

Hey Obama! Here's How Islam was Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country - It's Called the Barbary Wars

Hey Obama! Here's How Islam was Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country - It's Called the Barbary Wars

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

The First Barbary War. Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbor of Tripoli, February 1804 by Edward Moran, painted

Forgotten American History: The Barbary Wars - If you were asked to name the first war after the United States' War for Independence, would you name the War of 1812? If so, then you would be wrong.

Forgotten American History: The Barbary Wars

Forgotten American History: The Barbary Wars - If you were asked to name the first war after the United States' War for Independence, would you name the War of 1812? If so, then you would be wrong.

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

This book details political consequences and military action in the same part of the world 200 years before America participated in the demise of Colonel Gaddafi.

The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitan War or the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two wars fought between the United States and the Northwest African Berber Muslim states known collectively as the Barbary States. These were Tripoli and Algiers, which were quasi-independent entities nominally belonging to the Ottoman Empire, and the independent Sultanate of Morocco.

The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitan War or the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two wars fought between the United States and the Northwest African Berber Muslim states known collectively as the Barbary States. These were Tripoli and Algiers, which were quasi-independent entities nominally belonging to the Ottoman Empire, and the independent Sultanate of Morocco.

The Barbary Wars: In the early 1800s, the U.S. went to war against the Barbary States of North Africa. This was the first war that occurred without a congressional declaration, and it set many dangerous precedents...

The Barbary Wars: In the early 1800s, the U.S. went to war against the Barbary States of North Africa. This was the first war that occurred without a congressional declaration, and it set many dangerous precedents...

First Barbary War... 1801 - 1805 | Casualties and Losses... United States, Sweden (1800–1802) - United States: 35 killed, 64 wounded, Greek/Arab mercenaries: killed and wounded unknown. Casualties and Losses... Tripolitania Eyalet, Morocco (1802) - estimated 800 dead, 1,200 wounded at Derne plus ships and crew lost in naval defeats

First Barbary War... 1801 - 1805 | Casualties and Losses... United States, Sweden (1800–1802) - United States: 35 killed, 64 wounded, Greek/Arab mercenaries: killed and wounded unknown. Casualties and Losses... Tripolitania Eyalet, Morocco (1802) - estimated 800 dead, 1,200 wounded at Derne plus ships and crew lost in naval defeats

Barbary Wars: How Thomas Jefferson Led America’s First “War On Terror” | freedom outpost

Barbary Wars: How Thomas Jefferson Led America’s First “War On Terror” | freedom outpost

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Part I. Stephen Decatur (1779-1820) He went to sea at age 19; within a year he was commissioned an officer. He gained a reputation for courage and daring during the Barbary Wars, 1801-15. In command of the "United States," on Oct. 12, 1812, Decatur engaged the faster British frigate "Macedonian." By maneuver and superior accurate long-range gunnery, he crippled and captured the British warship. This is the HERO that the City Of Decatur, Indiana was named after.

Part I. Stephen Decatur (1779-1820) He went to sea at age 19; within a year he was commissioned an officer. He gained a reputation for courage and daring during the Barbary Wars, 1801-15. In command of the "United States," on Oct. 12, 1812, Decatur engaged the faster British frigate "Macedonian." By maneuver and superior accurate long-range gunnery, he crippled and captured the British warship. This is the HERO that the City Of Decatur, Indiana was named after.

How Jefferson Fought the Barbary Pirates: 1801-1805: The First Barbary War

How Jefferson Fought the Barbary Pirates

This quadrant belonged to Commodore Edward Preble, a Portland native who went to sea at the age of 16. He served with distinction in the Revolutionary War and became the commanding officer of the USS Constitution, leading the U.S. Navy during the Barbary Wars of 1803-1805.  Quadrants were used for determining the position of a ship at sea based on the sun, stars and planets. Item # 16875 on Maine Memory Network

This quadrant belonged to Commodore Edward Preble, a Portland native who went to sea at the age of 16. He served with distinction in the Revolutionary War and became the commanding officer of the USS Constitution, leading the U.S. Navy during the Barbary Wars of 1803-1805. Quadrants were used for determining the position of a ship at sea based on the sun, stars and planets. Item # 16875 on Maine Memory Network

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