Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror 1801–1805

Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror 1801–1805

Joseph Wheelan


writer Joseph Wheelan has marvelously captured the tale of America’s warfare opposed to the Barbary pirates, our first struggle opposed to terror and the countries that help it. The Barbary pirates, a Muslim enemy from Tripoli, attacked ecu and American service provider transport with impunity. Jefferson ordered the U.S. military to Tripoli in 1801 to repel "force with force." The Barbary warfare was once additionally a proving floor for such younger officials as William Bainbridge, Stephen Decatur, Isaac Hull, and David Porter –key avid gamers within the coming near near battle of 1812 opposed to nice Britain.

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