U.S.-Algeria dispute

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "U.S.-Algeria dispute". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
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