Moroccan–American Treaty of Friendship

1786 treaty between Morocco and the United States

The Moroccan–American Treaty of Friendship was a treaty between Morocco and the United States. It was signed in 1786.[1] By signing it, King Mohammed III began diplomatic relations with the newly independent United States.

Moroccan–American Treaty of Friendship

The treaty agreed that free Moors of North Africa would remain free and not be classified as Negroes, blacks, or slaves.

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  1. Roberts, Priscilla H. and Richard S. Roberts, Thomas Barclay (1728-1793): Consul in France, Diplomat in Barbary. Lehigh University Press. 2008, pp.158-223. ISBN 978-0-934223-98-0.

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