The Barbary Pirates are pirates from Morocco, Angliers, Tripoli, and Tunis. They were an issue because
The Embargo Act of 1807
Decatur was a navy captain who slipped into the Tripoli harbor and burned down the captured Philadelphia(a boat.)
The Americans have no right taking our land and making deals for it! I Declare War!
The British tried to raid an American ship the Chesapeake, the captain refused and the British shot 3 sailers, the result was banned trade with Britain and the Embargo Act.
The U.S. Declares war on Britain
The embargo act of 1807 prohibited trade with foreign countries, this was not successful and many Americans who worked at ports hated it because they lost their jobs.
Tecumseh is a Shawnee chief who gathered Native Americans to fight against the Americans who took and claimed their land. He is important because he joined forces with Great Britain.
We declared war on Britain because they kept raiding our ships and they joined forces with the Native Americans. I agree with there decision because Britain was getting too strong and they were surrounding us on both sides.