Download PDF by Carl Benn: The War of 1812 (Essential Histories, Volume 41)

By Carl Benn

ISBN-10: 1841764663

ISBN-13: 9781841764665

The battle of 1812-1815 was once a bloody war of words that tore in the course of the American frontier, the British colonies of higher and decrease Canada, and components of the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico. The clash observed British, American, and primary Nations' forces conflict, and within the method, form the way forward for North American background. This intriguing new quantity explains what ended in America's determination to absorb hands opposed to nice Britain and assesses the 3 bad years of battling that on land and sea, the place battles comparable to Lake Erie and Lake Champlain introduced American naval traditions.

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