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Question 1: The 1856, Declaration of Paris outlawed privateering for such nations as Great Britain and ________, but the United States had neither signed nor endorsed the declaration.
CanadaItalyUnited KingdomFrance

Question 2: It was launched as Enrica, but recommissioned a short while later just off the ________, where it began its raiding career.
Saint HelenaAzoresPortugalMadeira

Question 3: ________
CSS VirginiaList of ships of the Confederate States NavyUSS Queen of the West (1854)CSS Tennessee (1863)

Question 4: Ships left at the Norfolk shipyard included a screw ________ named USS Merrimack.
Ship of the lineCorvetteSloop-of-warFrigate

Question 5: Ultimately, no one was hanged for privateering because the Confederate government threatened to retaliate against ________.
Human rightsExilePrisoner of warSlavery

Question 6: On April 17, 1861, Confederate President ________ invited applications for letters of marque and reprisal to be granted under the seal of the Confederate States, against ships and property of the United States and their citizens:
J. Donald CameronZachary TaylorJefferson DavisAbraham Lincoln

Question 7: Commander William Lewis Maury for whom Maury Island is named; member of the ________ and Commander of the CSS Georgia.
USS Vincennes (1826)Charles WilkesUnited States Exploring ExpeditionPacific Ocean

Question 8: ________ George Minor - Chief of Ordnance and Hydrography
LieutenantCommanderMilitary rankSergeant

Question 9: However, the Hunley, built in New Orleans as a privateer by Horace Hunley, later came under the control of the ________ at Charleston, SC, but was manned by a C.
American Civil WarConfederate States ArmyUnion ArmyChattanooga Campaign

Question 10: Initially, Confederate privateers operated primarily from New Orleans, but activity was soon concentrated in the ________ as the Union Navy began expanding its operations.
Indian OceanPacific OceanAtlantic OceanArctic Ocean


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