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Revolution of 1800
Name given to the election of 1800, wherein Thomas Jefferson defeated John Adams
Pirates that were sent by the Arab rulers of the Barbary states of North Africa (Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli) to seize ships and hold their crew for ransom, which the European nations would pay as a cheap substitute for war.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe (Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815)).
- The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition by the United States of America in 1803 of 828,000 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana. The U.S. paid $11,250,000
- plus cancellation of debts worth $3,750,000, for a
- total sum of 15 million dollars for the Louisiana territory