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The Barbary Treaties
refer to several treaties between the United States of America and the semi-autonomous North Africa
North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, linked by the Sahara to Sub-Saharan Africa. Geopolitically, the United Nations definition of Northern Africa includes eight countries or territories; Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, and...
n city-states of Algiers
' is the capital and largest city of Algeria. According to the 1998 census, the population of the city proper was 1,519,570 and that of the urban agglomeration was 2,135,630. In 2009, the population was about 3,500,000...
Tunis is the capital of both the Tunisian Republic and the Tunis Governorate. It is Tunisia's largest city, with a population of 728,453 as of 2004; the greater metropolitan area holds some 2,412,500 inhabitants....
, and Tripoli
Tripoli is the capital and largest city in Libya. It is also known as Western Tripoli , to distinguish it from Tripoli, Lebanon. It is affectionately called The Mermaid of the Mediterranean , describing its turquoise waters and its whitewashed buildings. Tripoli is a Greek name that means "Three...
, under the rule of the Ottoman Empire, known collectively as the Barbary States.
- Treaty with Algeria (1795)
- Treaty with Tripoli (1796)
The Treaty of Tripoli was the first treaty concluded between the United States of America and Tripolitania, signed at Tripoli on November 4, 1796 and at Algiers on January 3, 1797...
- Treaty with Tunis (1797)
The Treaty with Tunis was signed on August 28, 1797, between the United States of America and the "Barbary State" of Tunis, nominally part of the Ottoman Empire...
- Treaty with Tripoli (1805)
- Treaty with Algeria (1815)
The Treaty with Algeria was signed on June 30, 1815, between the United States of America and the "Barbary State" of Algiers, nominally part of the Ottoman Empire. As the treaty provided in Article One:Ratified by the United States December 26,1815...
- Treaty with Tunis (1824)
The Treaty with Tunis was signed on February 24, 1824 , between the United States of America and the "Barbary State" of Tunis, nominally part of the Ottoman Empire.Ratified by the United States between January 13 and 21, 1825...
- Treaty with Morocco (1836)
The Treaty with Morocco was signed on September 16, 1836 , between the United States of America and the "Barbary State" of Morocco, nominally part of the Ottoman Empire....