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The sailor"s ransom

by Thompson, Brian

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English

  • Fiction,
  • Women authors,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Brian Thompson
    LC ClassificationsPR6070.H662 S25 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25145362M
    ISBN 100099539497
    ISBN 109780099539490
    LC Control Number2011501966

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Navy overwatched and on: Near Farsi Island, Persian Gulf. Book Overview When Thomas Jefferson became president inAmerica was deeply in debt, with its economy and dignity under attack. Pirates from North Africa's Barbary Coast routinely captured American merchant ships and held the sailors as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new country could afford.5/5(1).

In agreeing to pay a ransom of $60, for the American prisoners, the Jefferson administration drew a distinction between paying tribute and paying ransom. At the time, some argued that buying sailors out of slavery was a fair exchange to end the on: Off the Mediterranean coast of Tripoli; Derna.

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Which states captured the United States' Sailors and held them for ransom. Barbary States. What limits the size of a navy and what it can do. Cost.

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