Describes the two-year naval struggle between France and the United States, the outcome of which assured free passage on the seas for American commercial vessels.
|Statement||by David C. Knight.|
|Series||A Focus book|
|LC Classifications||E323 .K57|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||70119577|
Get this from a library! The naval war with France, ,. [David C Knight] -- Describes the two-year naval struggle between France and the United States, the outcome of which assured free passage on the seas for American commercial vessels. The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought almost entirely at sea between the United States and France from to , which broke out during the beginning of John Adams's presidency. After the French Monarchy was abolished in September , the United States refused to continue repaying its large debt to France, which had supported the Result: Convention of , Cessation of Franco . Quasi-War with France With independence won, the last ship of the Continental Navy was sold in , and the Nation soon experienced the consequences of neglecting sea power. The actions of Mediterranean pirates caused Congress in to provide a Navy for the protection of commerce. The Quasi-Naval War with France, which extended over a period of nearly three years (), had its origins in extensive and long continued depredations upon American shipping.
An undeclared war between the United States and France, the Quasi-War was the result of disagreements over treaties and America's status as a neutral in the Wars of the French entirely at sea, the Quasi-War was largely a success for the fledgling US Navy as its vessels captured numerous French privateers and warships, while only losing one of its . The Naval War with France, New York: Franklin Watts, 72 pp. Kyte, George W., ed. "Guns for Charleston: A Case of Lend- Lease in " Journal of Southern History 14 (August ): The British loaned cannon and . The Convention of or the Treaty of Mortefontaine between the United States of America and France ended the – Quasi-War, an undeclared naval war waged primarily in the Caribbean, and terminated the Treaty of AllianceContext: US and France end the – Quasi . This is the exciting story about how the young American Republic established the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service (the predecessor to the Coast Guard), designed and built the most powerful class of frigate in the world, trained its seamen in gunnery and naval warfare and gained battle experience in the Quasi-War with France in and the 5/5(6).
Van Alstyne, Richard W. "The Naval War with France, " In American Diplomacy in Action: A Series of Case Studies. 2d 3d. Stanford Books in World Politics. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, Votaw, Homer C. "The Sloop-of-War Ganges." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 98 (July ): Welsh, Donald N. The book tells the exciting story about how the young American Republic established the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Revenue Cutter Service (the predecessor to the Coast Guard), designed and built the most powerful class of frigate in the world, trained its seamen in gunnery and naval warfare and gained battle experience in the Quasi-War with France in . The second which is about the operations of the Quasi war is Stoddert's War: Naval Operations During the Quasi-War With France, by Michael A. Palmer. This is a great book about the actual battles but it does not talk about anything before or the diplomatic exchanges between France and America. Decatur entered the navy in and saw service in the quasi-war with France (–). In he led an expedition into the harbour of Tripoli to burn the U.S. frigate Philadelphia, which had fallen into Tripolitan hands. He succeeded in this objective and made his escape under fire with only one man wounded. This exploit earned him his.