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American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction  

Craig L. Symonds

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199394760
American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of the United States Navy from its birth during the American Revolution, through its emergence as a global ... More
2. Establishing an American NavyThe Age of Sail (1783–1809)

2. Establishing an American Navy: The Age of Sail (1783–1809)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199394760
With independence secured, the American navy ceased to exist. The 1787 Constitution gave Congress the authority to provide and maintain a navy, but it was not until the emergence of Barbary ... More

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