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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-03-07 05:42 PM
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28. Thank you for the excellent history lesson
All I knew about the Barbary War was "the shores of Tripoli" from the Marine's Hymn. Always appreciate getting more insight into our past.
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  -Does anyone know what Jefferson wrote in his Koran? Quixote1818  Jan-03-07 11:48 AM   #0 
  - He had a habit of writing margin notes in all of his books  htuttle   Jan-03-07 11:50 AM   #1 
  - Is Ellison using Jefferson's Koran?  billbuckhead   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #4 
     - Yes, look at the DU home page or Late Breaking News. nt  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 11:54 AM   #6 
  - "Property of Thomas Jefferson, ...  Deep13   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #2 
  - Nice.  jobycom   Jan-03-07 11:53 AM   #5 
  - Guess which was sold upon his death.  Deep13   Jan-03-07 11:54 AM   #7 
  - Jefferson and slavery  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 11:58 AM   #8 
     - LOL  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 12:00 PM   #9 
     - Jefferson tried to end slavery in his original draft of the Declaration of Independence  Quixote1818   Jan-03-07 12:22 PM   #18 
        - Hmm. No he didn't.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 02:30 PM   #19 
     - He wasn't about to give them 40 acres an a mule.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-03-07 12:12 PM   #13 
     - Adams refused to do business if it meant slave labor would be used.  Deep13   Jan-03-07 12:13 PM   #15 
  - Dunno, but it was either inciteful and inspiringly brilliant, or it was  jobycom   Jan-03-07 11:52 AM   #3 
  - He probably wrote something like . . .  Richard D   Jan-03-07 12:07 PM   #10 
  - Brilliant move  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-03-07 12:09 PM   #11 
  - true  Deep13   Jan-03-07 12:14 PM   #16 
  - Supposedly he wrote ...  meegbear   Jan-03-07 12:11 PM   #12 
  - Oh LOL  underpants   Jan-03-07 12:18 PM   #17 
  - Jefferson was the first American President to go to war with...  Virginia Dare   Jan-03-07 12:13 PM   #14 
  - Yep, the Barbary War.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 03:01 PM   #20 
  - How many people died as a result of those bribes?  wuushew   Jan-03-07 03:18 PM   #22 
  - Ironically, the issue wasn't so much money as slavery.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 03:53 PM   #23 
     - I guess I don't see what the United States needed from the Mediterranean to survive  wuushew   Jan-03-07 03:56 PM   #24 
        - It wasn't just the Med.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 04:05 PM   #25 
           - Again, people living outside the geographical confines of the United States trying to make money  wuushew   Jan-03-07 04:13 PM   #26 
              - Personally, I believe in standing up to bullies.  Xithras   Jan-03-07 04:30 PM   #27 
                 - Thank you for the excellent history lesson  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-03-07 05:42 PM   #28 
                    - Seems like Jefferson picked up the Qur'an while he was studying law.  Hatalles   Jan-03-07 09:46 PM   #31 
  - I disagree.  Hatalles   Jan-03-07 09:43 PM   #30 
  - Yes.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-03-07 03:03 PM   #21 
  - Death to America!  Cocoa   Jan-03-07 07:33 PM   #29 

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