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It was his belief that such a system of retaliation would remove the possibility of war arising from commercial quarrels.
In retaliation General Andrew Jackson captured the place, but in a few days withdrew to New Orleans.
In retaliation, Stuyvesant, in 1655, with seven vessels and as many hundred men, recaptured the fort and also captured Fort Christina (Wilmington).
But the kings ambition was to go farther than retaliation or chastisement.
He had aristocratic privileges and responsibilities, the right to exact retaliation for corporal injuries, and liability to heavier punishment for crimes and misdemeanours, higher fees and fines to pay.