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U.S.S Constitution Over the summer while many people went on vacations to visit other landmarks and sites, I stayed in my own city learning about my home’s fantastic history. I chose to visit the historical ship; USS Constitution. It has been converted into a museum for tourists. I will be sharing with you today what I observed.
Some of you might not even know what the U.S.S Constitution is. The U.S.S Constitution, was and still is a ship. The Uss Constitution was given its name by President George Washington after the Constitution of the United States of America.This ships birth place was in Bostons shipyard, it is currently located in Charlestown, Massachusetts. The USS Constitution was fully constructed in 1797. It still is the longest Navy ship in US History, no one has out done it yet. The USS Constitution is open to the public, you can take tours and catch beautiful pictures of the ship and some breathtaking views of Boston.
What is most important and interesting is the USS Constitution's background. Samuel Nicholson was a big part of this historical site by being the first captain ever to set sail in it. He was captain for a short time period of the years 1798 through 1799. In 1803 to 1805 The USS Constitution was known as the oldest Navy ship that was still sailing.
The primary reason why the USS Constitution was created was because of an imposed threat by Barbary robbers, which impacted the shipping off the Northern coast of Africa for American merchants, which was a popular trade for many. After the famous American Revolution, the United States' Continental Navy left the new reborn nation alone without any way of defense and no protection by sea. March 27, 1794 when President George Washington was officially in office, one of his first priorities was to sign the the Naval Armament Act called for the construction of six vessels to be built to not only protect but have as a resource. These warships were built in dockyards around the Eastern

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