Category «HIST 298»

Research Log 3, Privateers during the War of 1812

National Park Service. “Jean Lafitte.” National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. Accessed February 13, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/jela/upload/Jean Lafitte pirate site bulletin.pdf. Lafitte offers to help the United States after being approached by the British in exchange for pardons for his men. After the war, President Madison pardons the Baratarians led by Lafitte. General Andrew …

Research Log 2, Privateers during the War of 1812

de Grummond, Jane Lucas. The Baratarians and the Battle of New Orleans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1961. The Baratarians and the Battle of New Orleans, a secondary source, gives detailed information about the people who inhabited the islands off the coast of New Orleans prior to the War of 1812. Page 39 documents …

Research Log 1, Privateers during the War of 1812

Lafitte, Jean. The Journal of Jean Lafitte: The Privateer-Patriot’s Own Story. Lexington, KY: Moonglow Books, 2011. The Journal of Jean Lafitte: The Privateer-Pirate’s Own Story is a primary source that I will be using in my history practicum course HIST 298. The publisher of this work claims that it is the journal written by Jean …

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