Who was president during the Barbary Coast pirates problem?

Answer The United States participated in two wars with the Barbary Coast pirates. Thomas Jefferson was president during the first war in 1801. James Madison was president during the second war in 1815.Sou... Read More »

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Who was sent by the us to bring an end to the attacks by the Barbary pirates?

President Thomas Jefferson sent the United States Marines to quell the piracy in 1801-1805. The second war was in 1815, when James Madison sent them back. They were led by Richard Dale the first ti... Read More »

When US negotiates a deal with the Barbary pirates?