Dhsnjrotc Ns-2 Growth Of American Sea Power

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  • 1. 
    1.      In 1803, when Commodore Preble assembled his forces in the Moroccan port of Tangier, the Emperor of Morocco was impressed by Preble because of his    
    • A. 

      Display of strength.

    • B. 

      Disregard for pain.

    • C. 

      Gentlemanly behavior.

    • D. 

      Lack of harshness.

  • 2. 
    1.      In 1803, Commodore Preble sent the USS Philadelphia to blockade the port of Tripoli.  What happened to this ship?    
    • A. 

      The fuel supply became depleted.

    • B. 

      Other ships joined the blockade.

    • C. 

      It ran aground and was captured.

    • D. 

      The USS Philadelphia was destroyed before it reached Tripoli.

  • 3. 
    1.      Who was the youngest man to reach the rank of captain in the short history of our Navy?    
    • A. 

      Benjamin Stoddert

    • B. 

      Stephen Decatur

    • C. 

      John Barry

    • D. 

      William Bainbridge

  • 4. 
    1.      In 1804, Commodore Preble tried to convince the Bashaw of Tripoli to    
    • A. 

      Give up the war.

    • B. 

      Call a truce.

    • C. 

      Surrender.

    • D. 

      Release the U.S. crewmen.

  • 5. 
    1.      When the Bashaw of Tripoli refused to cooperate in the release of U.S. crewmen, Commodore Preble decided to    
    • A. 

      Use force.

    • B. 

      Stay put for awhile.

    • C. 

      Call on France for assistance.

    • D. 

      Bribe him.

  • 6. 
    1.      The Bashaw of Tripoli agreed to a treaty that would release  captive U. S. crew-members and    
    • A. 

      Leave innocent ships alone.

    • B. 

      The requirement for tribute payments to Tripoli was eliminated.

    • C. 

      Discontinue trade with France.

    • D. 

      All of the above answers are correct.

  • 7. 
    1.      The name of the last ship left in the navy after the Revolutionary War was the USS    
    • A. 

      Alliance.

    • B. 

      Victory.

    • C. 

      St. Louis.

    • D. 

      Mitchell.

  • 8. 
    1.      The Barbary States economy was based on    
    • A. 

      Hard work and pride.

    • B. 

      Piracy and tribute payments.

    • C. 

      Credit.

    • D. 

      Borrowed money and loans.

  • 9. 
    1.      How many frigates did President Washington convince the U.S. Congress to build?    
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Three

  • 10. 
    1.      What was the name of the U.S. ship Commodore Preble sent to recapture or destroy USS Philadelphia?    
    • A. 

      USS Williams

    • B. 

      USS Revere

    • C. 

      USS Washington

    • D. 

      Intrepid

  • 11. 
    1.      Why did Commodore Preble want to destroy the USS Philadelphia?    
    • A. 

      So Tripoli could not use her

    • B. 

      It was full of holes and was sinking

    • C. 

      France was ready to capture her crewmen

    • D. 

      To protect the citizens on shore

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