In the late 1790s, the United States and Revolutionary France began fighting an undeclared naval war known as the “Quasi War.” With only a small naval force available at the time, U.S. authorities called on the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service to protect American merchantmen and defend them against French privateers.
Thomas Truxtun was an American naval officer after the Revolutionary War, when he served as a privateer, who rose to the rank of commodore in the late eighteenth century and later served in the Quasi War with France and the First Barbary War in North Africa. He was one of the first six commanders appointed to the new US Navy by President Washington. During his naval career he commanded a number of famous US naval ships including USS Constellation and USS President.
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry - about 1807 - Joseph Wood (American, 1778–1830) - Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in., Watercolor on ivory. Oliver Hazard Perry (1785 – 1819) was an American naval commander, born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Perry served in the West Indies during the Quasi War with France, the Mediterranean during the Barbary Wars, in the Caribbean fighting piracy & the slave trade, but is most noted for his heroic role in the War of 1812 during the Battle of Lake Erie.
Captain Isaac Hull, USN (1773-1843) Portrait by Orlando S. Lagman, after Gilbert Stuart. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. Photo #: NH 48939-KN (color).
CDV of Private L. Coombs, 4th US Infantry seated with his prosthesis (ca. 1865) Seventy-five percent of all operations in the Civil War were amputations as surgeons soon discovered that the quick removal of a traumatized limb was the most effective way to save lives. Civil War survivors with limb prostheses became a common sight throughout the latter part of the nineteenth century.
Two-page graphic organizer that follows the key events that happened during John Adams's presidency. Cover both the election of 1796 & 1800, The XYZ Affair, Quasi-War with France, the Alien & Sedition Acts, & the Virginia & Kentucky Resolutions.
The 3rd USS Boston was a 32-gun wooden-hulled, 3-masted frigate of the US Navy. Boston was built by public subscription in Boston under the Act of 30 June 1798. Boston was active during the Quasi-War & the First Barbary War. On 12 October 1800, Boston engaged & captured the French corvette Berceau. Boston was laid up in 1802 & considered not worth repairing at the outbreak of the War of 1812. She was burned at the Washington Naval Yard on 24 August 1814 to prevent her capture by British…
Oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution, dry dock for refurb
10/7/14 - Joe Biden's apology tour continues | RedState. Last month joe was involved in Offending Americans. This month he shows foreign policy chops and offends some of our key allies in Coalition of the USELESS WHO ARE HELPING obama conduct his quasi war against ISIS
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