FANDOM


SummaryEdit

Pirates that disrupted shipping.

Exact DefinitionEdit

Muslim pirates operating from North Africa that seized US ships and were a major harrasment on shipping. They backed off after the Napoleonic wars around 1815 onwards.

ImportanceEdit

Important because it led directly to the creation of the US Navy to protect their ships but they also paid tribute for peace.

Additional InformationEdit

Anything else--supplemental info, memory pegs, etc.

Helpful LinksEdit