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Millions for Defense

The Subscription Warships of 1798

by Frederick C. Leiner

  • 283 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Naval Equipment,
  • Naval History - Modern,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Fiction,
  • USA,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Warships,
  • 1797-1801,
  • 18th century,
  • Navy,
  • United States,
  • United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8600142M
    ISBN 10155750508X
    ISBN 109781557505088

      STANDING CORRECTED by “Horace Rumpole” - a.k.a. Rumpole of the Bailey? Robert Goodloe Harper - "Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute." In the years and the French, in the “Affair of XYZ”, three prominent Americans went to F. Robert Goodloe Harper, a Federalist, was a member of the United States Senate from Maryland, serving from January until his resignation in December of the same year. He also served in the South Carolina House of Representatives, the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina, and in the Maryland State Senate. He is best remembered for the phrase, "Millions for defense Battles/wars: War of

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stone, Herbert L. (Herbert Lawrence), Millions for defense. New York, The Derrydale Press [©].   Millions is a fun book, full of wild and also touching emotion. The main character, Damian, is fascinated with saints. The main character, Damian, is fascinated with saints. Boyce does a nice job of balancing the serious elements of grief with bits of humor that add up to a compelling tale of coming-of-age and growing up/5.

    A newspaper known to be a strong supporter of Thomas Jefferson ran an article with the headline “Millions for Defense, but not a Cent for Tribute” thus picking up the rallying cry once again. This Barbary hostage crisis was the equivalent in its day to the Iran hostage crisis at the end of the Carter Administration some years later. What did Americans mean when they said "Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute"? The Americans would pay millions of dollars to defend their country, but not 1 cent towards the bribe in response to the XYZ affair.


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