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John Paul Jones: America's First Sailor

How We Became America: The Untold Story

Denounced as a pirate by the British and a hero by the Patriots, how did John Paul Jones, a Scottish sailor, become a Continental naval legend – and founder of the United States Navy? (Runtime 2:51)

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