Jetzt kostenlos testen

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates (Young Readers Adaptation)

Sprecher: Stephen Graybill
Spieldauer: 2 Std. und 33 Min.

Danach 9,95 € pro Monat. Jederzeit kündbar.

ODER
Im Warenkorb

Inhaltsangabe

A pause-resisting middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times best seller about how a newly independent nation was challenged by foreign powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation.

When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa routinely captured American sailors and held them as captives demanding ransom and tribute far beyond what the new country could afford.

Jefferson found it impossible to negotiate a truce, and decided to move beyond diplomacy. He sent the US Navy and Marines to blockade Tripoli - launching the Barbary Wars and beginning America's journey toward future superpower status.

This vivid and accessible young readers adaptation of the New York Times best seller features an exclusive new introduction. Chronicling a crucial moment in American history, this historical thriller will excite and inspire the next generation of patriots.

©2020 Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger (P)2020 Listening Library

Das könnte Ihnen auch gefallen

Das sagen andere Hörer zu Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates (Young Readers Adaptation)

Bewertung

Rezensionen - mit Klick auf einen der beiden Reiter können Sie die Quelle der Rezensionen bestimmen.

Es gibt noch keine Rezensionen