Constellation's Quasi-War with France

Niderost, Eric
February 2004
Military History;Feb2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p25
Offers a look at the history of Quasi-War or naval hostilities between France and the U.S. Objectives of the ships designed by Joshua Humphries for the U.S. Navy; Number of American merchantmen seized by French warships without compensation by 1797; Impact of the anti-French sentiment on the U.S. Navy; Overview of the naval conflicts between the two countries; Range of battles faced by the U.S. warship Constellation.


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