Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History

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Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History

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“Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath like Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.” -Brad Thor
This is the little-known story of how a newly indepen­dent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America’s third president decided to stand up to intimidation.
When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa’s Barbary coast routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves, demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new coun­try could afford.

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The mass marketplace adaptation of the New York Occasions Bestseller. That is the little-identified tale of ways a newly impartial country used to be challenged through 4 Muslim powers and what took place While The us’s 3rd president determined to rise up to intimidation.
 
While Thomas Jefferson changed into president in 1801, The us used to be deeply in debt and wanted its financial system to develop briefly, however its service provider ships had been below assault. Pirates from North Africa robotically captured American sailors and held them as slaves, challenging ransom and tribute some distance past what The brand new united states may just have enough money.
 
Jefferson discovered it unimaginable to barter with the leaders of the Barbary states, who believed their faith justified the plunder and enslavement of non-Muslims. Those rogue states might display no mercy, so President Jefferson determined to transport past international relations. He despatched the U.S. Military’s new warships and a detachment of Marines to blockade Tripoli–launching the Barbary Wars and starting The us’s adventure towards long run superpower standing.
 
As they did in George Washington’s Mystery Six, Kilmeade and Yaeger have remodeled a just about forgotten slice of historical past right into a dramatic tale with a view to stay you turning the pages to determine what occurs subsequent. A few of the many suspenseful episodes:

· Lieutenant Andrew Sterett’s ferocious cannon struggle at the prime seas towards the treacherous pirate send Tripoli.
· Lieutenant Stephen Decatur’s bold evening raid of an enemy harbor, with the purpose of destroying an American send that had fallen into the pirates’ arms.
· Basic William Eaton’s 500-mile march from Egypt to the port of Derne, the place the Marines introduced a surprise assault and an American flag used to be raised in victory on international soil for the primary time.
“Some other blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an part-of-your-seat, web page-turning mystery. You are going to love this e-book and likewise surprise why so few other people recognise this tale. No person captures the risk, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath like Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.” -Brad Thor
That is the little-identified tale of ways a newly indepen­dent country used to be challenged through 4 Muslim powers and what took place While The us’s 3rd president determined to rise up to intimidation.
While Thomas Jefferson changed into president in 1801, The us confronted a predicament. The brand new country used to be deeply in debt and wanted its financial system to develop briefly, however its service provider ships had been below assault. Pirates from North Africa’s Barbary coast robotically captured American sailors and held them as slaves, challenging ransom and tribute bills some distance past what The brand new coun­check out may just have enough money.

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