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United States Marine Corps
U.S. Department of Defense * Department of the Navy (since 1834) HEADQUARTERS The Pentagon Arlington County, Virginia , U.S
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Gold (color)
GOLD, also called GOLDEN, is one of a variety of yellow-orange color blends used to give the impression of the color of the element gold . The web color gold is sometimes referred to as golden to distinguish it from the color metallic gold. The use of gold as a color term in traditional usage is more often applied to the color "metallic gold" (shown below). The first recorded use of golden as a color name in English was in 1300 to refer to the element gold and in 1423 to refer to blond hair. Metallic gold, such as in paint , is often called GOLDTONE or GOLD TONE. In heraldry, the French word or is used. In model building , the color gold is different from brass . A shiny or metallic silvertone object can be painted with transparent yellow to obtain goldtone, something often done with Christmas decorations . CONTENTS* 1 Metallic gold * 1.1 Gold
Gold
(metallic gold) * 1.2 Web color gold vs
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Battle Of Ty-ho Bay
* Seven captured merchant ships were liberated by the British and Americans during the battle, two sustained heavy damage and were burned. * v * t * e Piracy
Piracy
in Asia
Asia
* Persian Gulf * 1st Tainan * 2nd Tainan * Balanguingui * Tysami * Pinghoi Creek * Tonkin River * Nam Quan * Ty-ho Bay * Leotung * Mid-Tao Strait * Sheipoo * Lintin * Sama Bay * Antelope Incident * North Star Affair * Mukah * Irene Incident * Lahad Datu ambush * MT Zafirah hijacking * MT Orkim Harmony hijacking The BATTLE OF TY-HO BAY was a significant naval engagement in 1855 involving the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and United States
United States
against Chinese pirates
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Egyptian Expedition (1882)
United States
United States
victory; * American consulate occupied and safeguarded * City of Alexandria
Alexandria
patrolled and fires extinguished BELLIGERENTS United States
United States
Egypt
Egypt
COMMANDERS AND LEADERS James W. Nicholson Henry C
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Shimonoseki Campaign
The SHIMONOSEKI CAMPAIGN (Japanese : 下関戦争/馬関戦争, Hepburn : Shimonoseki
Shimonoseki
Sensō/Bakan Sensō) refers to a series of military engagements in 1863 and 1864, fought to control Shimonoseki Straits of Japan
Japan
by joint naval forces from Great Britain , France , the Netherlands
Netherlands
and the United States
United States
, against the Japanese feudal domain of Chōshū , which took place off and on the coast of Shimonoseki
Shimonoseki
, Japan
Japan
. The Japanese term for this event translates to the SHIMONOSEKI WAR
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Bombardment Of Qui Nhon
American victory; * Vietnamese-held fort silenced BELLIGERENTS United States
United States
Đại Nam under the Nguyễn Dynasty
Nguyễn Dynasty
COMMANDERS AND LEADERS James F. Schenck Frederick K. Engle Unknown STRENGTH 1 sloop-of-war ~1 artillery piece 1 fort CASUALTIES AND LOSSES None Unknown 1 fort destroyed * v * t * e Cochinchina Campaign
Cochinchina Campaign
* Đà Nẵng * Saigon * Kỳ Hòa * Mỹ Tho * Qui Nhơn * Biên Hòa * Vĩnh Long The BOMBARDMENT OF QUI NHơN in 1861 was an attack by a United States Navy warship upon a Vietnamese held fort protecting Qui Nhơn in Cochinchina
Cochinchina
. United States
United States
forces under James F
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Paraguay Expedition
Expedition successful * Family of the USS Water Witch crewman indemnified * Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of the United States
declared innocence of the Paraguayan Government * Commercial treaty granted to the United States BELLIGERENTS United States
United States
Paraguay
Paraguay
COMMANDERS AND LEADERS William B
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Second Barbary War
Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
(de jure) * Regency of Algiers COMMANDERS AND LEADERS James Madison
James Madison
Stephen Decatur, Jr. William Bainbridge James C. George Mohamed Kharnadji Omar Agha Reis Hamidou STRENGTH 10 warships 1 brig 1 frigate CASUALTIES AND LOSSES 10 killed 30 wounded 53 killed 486 captured * v * t * e Second Barbary War
Second Barbary War
* Battle off Cape Gata * Battle off Cape Palos The SECOND BARBARY WAR (1815–1816), was the second of two wars fought between the United States
United States
and the North African Barbary states of Tripoli , Tunis , and Algeria . The war between the Barbary states and the U.S. ended when "the U.S. Senate ratified Decatur’s Algerian treaty on December 5, 1815"
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Reform War
The WAR OF THE REFORM (Spanish : Guerra de Reforma) in Mexico
Mexico
, during the Second Federal Republic of Mexico , was the three-year civil war (1857 - 1860) between liberals who had taken power in 1855 under the Plan of Ayutla , and conservatives resisting the legitimacy of the government and its radical restructuring of Mexican laws, known as La Reforma . The War of the Reform is one of many episodes of the long struggle between Liberal and Conservative forces that dominated the country’s history in the 19th century. The Liberals wanted to eliminate the political, economic, and cultural power of the Catholic church as well as undermine the role of the Mexican Army
Mexican Army
. Both the Catholic Church and the Army were protected by corporate or institutional privileges (fueros) established in the colonial era. Liberals sought to create a modern nation-state founded on liberal principles
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Arlington County, Virginia
ARLINGTON COUNTY is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau 's census-designated place of Arlington, which is the second-largest principal city of the Washington metropolitan area
Washington metropolitan area
in the United States. As a result, the county is often referred to in the region simply as "ARLINGTON" or "ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA". In 2016, the county's population was estimated at 230,050, making it the sixth-largest county in Virginia
Virginia
, or the fourth-largest city if it were incorporated as such. It is the highest-income county in the U.S. by median family income, and has the highest concentration of singles in the region. The county is situated in Northern Virginia
Virginia
on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, of which it was briefly a part
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Second Opium War
Franco-British victory * Treaty of Tientsin * Convention of Peking Territorial changes The Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutters Island ceded to the United Kingdom
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Border War (1910–19)
Mexican Carrancista/American Victory * Permanent border wall established along the border of Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona, after the Battle of Ambos Nogales * Battles between Mexican and American forces ceased in 1919 after the American/Carrancista victory in the Battle of Ciudad Juárez * Pancho Villa's troops no longer an effective fighting force * Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa
obtains pardon from the Mexican government. BELLIGERENTS


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African Anti-Slavery Operations Of The United States
AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE PATROL was part of the suppression of the Atlantic slave trade
Atlantic slave trade
between 1819 and the beginning of the American Civil War in 1861. Due to the abolitionist movement in the United States , a squadron of American navy warships were assigned to catch slave traders in and around Africa
Africa
. The operations were largely ineffective and after forty-two years only about 100 suspected slave ships were captured. CONTENTS* 1 Operations * 1.1 Origin * 1.2 Capture of the Spitfire * 1.3 Capture of the Ann D
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Expeditionary Warfare
EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE is the deployment of a state 's military to fight abroad, especially away from established bases. Expeditionary forces were in part the antecedent of the modern concept of Rapid Deployment Forces . Traditionally, expeditionary forces were essentially self-sustaining with an organic logistics capability and with a full array of supporting arms
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Second Samoan Civil War
Compromise; * Tripartite Convention * Partitioning of the Samoan archipelago * United States
United States
acquires American Samoa
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Aegean Sea Anti-Piracy Operations Of The United States
AEGEAN SEA ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS began in 1825 when the United States government dispatched a squadron of ships to suppress Aegean Greek pirates . Due to the Greek civil wars and the decline of the Hellenic Navy , the Aegean quickly became a haven for pirates who sometimes doubled as privateers . American merchant vessels were attacked, so the Mediterranean Squadron began escort and patrol duties. The operations terminated in 1828 as piracy ceased. CONTENTS * 1 Operations * 2 See also * 3 Notes * 4 References OPERATIONSIn the wake of the Hellenic Navy's decline after 1824, the Navy turned increasingly to privateering. With the breakdown of law and order in the Aegean, piracy became widespread. Several American merchant ships were plundered by 1825, so that year President
President
James Monroe sent Commodore John Rodgers to protect American commerce
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