Today's American Minute — Jefferson & The Barbary Pirate Coast of Morocco

Jefferson & The Barbary Pirate Coast of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli - American Minute with Bill Federer

Algiers Jefferson & The Barbary Pirate Coast of Morocco Tunis & Tripoli - American Minute with Bill Federer

Jefferson & The Barbary Pirate Coast of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli - American Minute with Bill Federer

Christopher Hitchens wrote in "Jefferson Versus the Muslim Pirates-America’s first confrontation with the Islamic world helped forge a new nation’s character," (City Journal, Spring 2007):
"On the United States' undertaking of the First Barbary War to suppress the Muslim Barbary pirates along the southern Mediterranean coast, ending their kidnapping of Europeans for ransom and slavery, Pius VII declared that the United States 'had done more for the cause of Christianity than the most powerful nations of Christendom have done for ages.'"

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