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Policing the SeasAnglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865$
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Mark C. Hunter

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780973893465

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.001.0001

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Naval Relations and the Suppression of Piracy and Slaving, 1820-1830

Naval Relations and the Suppression of Piracy and Slaving, 1820-1830

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(p.73) Chapter 4 Naval Relations and the Suppression of Piracy and Slaving, 1820-1830
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Policing the Seas
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Mark C. Hunter

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0004

This chapter provides a further analysis of naval relations, piracy restrictions and the suppression of slavery between 1820 and 1830. It continues to document the anti-piracy stance of the US Navy during the increase and decline of piracy in the early 1820s. It also documents the British anti-piracy efforts, and discusses their perceived lacklustre effort as reported by US media outlets. It examines colonisation in detail, including the actions of the American Colonization Society on the West African coast, and the presence of the Royal Navy in West Africa. It concludes by stating that the Anglo-American relationship was heavily strained in this period due to conflicting attitudes toward slavery, yet despite tensions, they remained co-operative while combatting piracy.

Keywords:   Privateering, Pirates, Gulf of Mexico, Anti-Piracy Policies, American Colonization Society, 1819 Anti-Slave Trade Act, British West Africa

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