U.S.-Algeria dispute (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 5 September, the U.S. bought peace from Algerian pirates by paying $1 million ransom for 115 seamen, followed by annual tributes.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "U.S.-Algeria dispute". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5938, accessed 26 October 2016.]