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The African Squadron, Ashburton treaty, Consular sea letters reviewed, in an address by Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) Foote

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Published by Cornell University Library .
Written in English


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Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL11897986M
ISBN 101429750863
ISBN 109781429750868

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The Africa Squadron was a unit of the United States Navy that operated from to to suppress the slave trade along the coast of West Africa. However, the term was often ascribed generally to anti-slavery operations during the period leading up to the American Civil War.. The squadron was an outgrowth of the treaty between the United States and the United Branch: United States Navy. The key event that catalyzed the formation of a permanent Africa Squadron was the Webster-Ashburton Treaty with Great Britain in , which required the US to establish a permanent squadron of eighty guns off the African coast to confront the slave trade/5(3). The Royal Navy established the West Africa Squadron at substantial expense in after Parliament passed the Slave Trade Act of , an Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. The squadron's task was to suppress the Atlantic slave trade by patrolling the coast of West Africa. With a home base at Portsmouth, it began with two small ships, the gun fifth-rate frigate Branch: Royal Navy. Africa and the American Flag by andrew hull foote at - the best online ebook storage. the african squadron ashburton treaty consular sea letters reviewed in an ad 3/ 5. Info about the book Ashburton Treaty; Consular Sea Letters: Consular Sea 4/ 5. Africa and the American flag 4/ 5. Show more/5(2).

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