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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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Literature
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518 words

fought between the U.S. and Great Britain (1812–15). During the Napoleonic Wars, American shipping flourished to such an ...

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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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2004

The War of 1812 is often referred to as the United States's second war of independence because, like the Revolutionary ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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1,349 words
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In a global sense, the War of 1812 (1812–1815) was an American reaction to the Napoleonic Wars and ...

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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The War of 1812 had lasting consequences for African Americans, who fought on both sides during the war and used ...

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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1,221 words

A conflict between Great Britain and the United States, the war revolved around maritime rights as well as control of ...

War of 1812

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

Known at the time as ‘Madison's war’ after the US president who prosecuted it so badly. This war was a ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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187 words

Conflict between the USA and Britain. The main source of friction was British maritime policy in the Napoleonic Wars, ...

War of 1812.

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William Earl Weeks

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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1,072 words
The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain, also known as the Second Anglo-American War, was caused primarily by the United States' desire to defend its presumed right as ... More
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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
(1812–15) Often called the “second war of independence” because it, too, was fought against Great Britain, this war yielded no territorial gain, but it did carry sharp political and ... More

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