Who are they? What did they want??? How did they affect the New World???? Where did they come from??
Where did they come from??
What did they want??? TRIBUTE
Thomas Jefferson (President) To pay tribute or not to pay tribute, that is the question! TRIBUTE
VS. Thomas Jefferson (President) John Adams FIGHT! Pay Tribute!
The Barbary Pirates then attacked American ships, and took their captain and the crews as hostages for ransom. Thus, making their Lords very rich and the Americans very bitter!
SO.... The War Begins!!!
At the loss of USS Philadelphia and her crew , America fights back against the Barbary Pirates and after numerous naval battles, victory is theirs!
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Created By: Elyse Jordan Carrie Bamford Rainbow McDowell Josh Hutchinson