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  • The American War 1812-14
  • Written by Philip Katcher
    Illustrated by Bryan Fosten
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780850451979
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Typically the United States is said to have declared war on Great Britain in 1812 because of the Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and the British desire to create an Indian buffer state. An Englishman William Cobbett, described the real cause of the conflict: 'There seemed to be wanting just such a war as this to complete the separation of England from America; and to make the latter feel that she had no safety against the former but in the arms of her free citizens.' Regardless of the reasons, however, on 4 June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, asked Congress to declare war.

  • The American War 1812-14 by Philip Katcher
  • November 22, 1990
  • History - Military
  • Osprey Publishing
  • $17.95
  • 9780850451979

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