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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

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May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0002
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chapter
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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
4. A Constabulary NavyPirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)

4. A Constabulary Navy: Pirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)  

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/9780199394760.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199394760
After 1820, the day-to-day duties of the United States Navy involved dealing with smugglers, pirates, and the illegal slave trade and so deploying the large ships of the line was deemed ... More
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

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