The War of 1812

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The War of 1812

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The War of 1812-1815 was a bloody confrontation that tore through the American frontier, the British colonies of Upper and Lower Canada, and parts of the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The conflict saw British, American, and First Nations' forces clash, and in the process, shape the future of North American history. This exciting new volume explains what led to America's decision to take up arms against Great Britain and assesses the three terrible years of fighting that followed on land and sea, where battles such as Lake Erie and Lake Champlain launched American naval traditions.

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Published 06 Jun 2014
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781472810090
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series Essential Histories
Short code ESS
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Carl Benn

Dr Carl Benn is a history professor at Toronto Met…

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