The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought mostly at sea between the United States and the French Republic from 1798 to 1800. In the United States, the conflict was sometimes also referred to as the Undeclared War With France, the Pirate Wars and the Half-War.

The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought mostly at sea between the United States and the French Republic from 1798 to 1800. In the United States, the conflict was sometimes also referred to as the Undeclared War With France, the Pirate Wars and the Half-War.

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American's First Conflict: The Quasi-War: Frigate USS Constellation

American's First Conflict: The Quasi-War: Frigate USS Constellation

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Instructions for the Private Armed Vessels of the United States. Pickering, Timothy.  8 pp.  Privateer Instructions issued to Captain George Pilsberry of the Private Armed Brig “Union” during the Quasi War with France, 1798-1800. The eight pages of instructions are printed on a folio sheet which has been folded but not cut. Signed by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, with captain and vessel name accomplished in manuscript, and several manuscript changes made in text.

Instructions for the Private Armed Vessels of the United States. Pickering, Timothy. 8 pp. Privateer Instructions issued to Captain George Pilsberry of the Private Armed Brig “Union” during the Quasi War with France, 1798-1800. The eight pages of instructions are printed on a folio sheet which has been folded but not cut. Signed by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, with captain and vessel name accomplished in manuscript, and several manuscript changes made in text.

Based on records and documents, this modern profile view shows the cutter Eagle, which fought in the Quasi-War with France. Coast Guard Collection.

Based on records and documents, this modern profile view shows the cutter Eagle, which fought in the Quasi-War with France. Coast Guard Collection.

USS Constellation - Original six frigates of the United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

USS Constellation - Original six frigates of the United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Top News: "SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: 'THAAD Deployment Appropriate': Ban Ki-moon" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Ban-Ki-moon-South-Korea-Politics-Headline.jpg - Since the reality is the Korean peninsula is in a quasi-war-like state, such action made by the government is appropriate," Ban Ki-moon said.  on Politics: World Political News Articles, Political Biography: Politicoscope - http://politicoscope.com/2017/01/15/south-korea-politics-thaad-deployment-ap

Top News: "SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: 'THAAD Deployment Appropriate': Ban Ki-moon" - http://politicoscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Ban-Ki-moon-South-Korea-Politics-Headline.jpg - Since the reality is the Korean peninsula is in a quasi-war-like state, such action made by the government is appropriate," Ban Ki-moon said. on Politics: World Political News Articles, Political Biography: Politicoscope - http://politicoscope.com/2017/01/15/south-korea-politics-thaad-deployment-ap

Capt  Isaac Hull who in 1812 commanded the America’s flagship, USS Constitution, and captured and destroyed the British brig Adeona.

Capt Isaac Hull who in 1812 commanded the America’s flagship, USS Constitution, and captured and destroyed the British brig Adeona.

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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry - about 1807 - Joseph Wood (American, 1778–1830) - Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in., Watercolor on ivory. Oliver Hazard Perry (1785 – 1819) was an American naval commander, born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.  Perry served in the West Indies during the Quasi War with France, the Mediterranean during the Barbary Wars, in the Caribbean fighting piracy & the slave trade, but is most noted for his heroic role in the War of 1812 during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry - about 1807 - Joseph Wood (American, 1778–1830) - Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in., Watercolor on ivory. Oliver Hazard Perry (1785 – 1819) was an American naval commander, born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Perry served in the West Indies during the Quasi War with France, the Mediterranean during the Barbary Wars, in the Caribbean fighting piracy & the slave trade, but is most noted for his heroic role in the War of 1812 during the Battle of Lake Erie.

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