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Unformatted text preview: relationships with France were destroyed; in an attempt to repair these relations, American diplomats were sent over to France. They were not received, and three agents of France, named X, Y, and Z, demanded a large sum of money from the American peace commission. This event is important because it served as the spark that started the Quasi War with France. 1798-1800, The Quasi War- Instigated by the XYZ Affair, the Quasi War was an undeclared war between America and France, largely instigated by the XYZ Affair. The Quasi War was important because it resulted in the creation of the United States Navy and increased rights/protection for American shipping. It also boosted American morale, and drew Britain and America closer, foreshadowing the relationship with England that we have today....
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2011 for the course HIST. 2017 taught by Professor Woods during the Winter '10 term at Houston Baptist.
- Winter '10
- AP US History