War of 1812

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War of 1812

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(Historical Terms) a war between Great Britain and the US, fought chiefly along the Canadian border (1812–14)
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Noun1.War of 1812 - a war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which was trying to interfere with American trade with France
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The English Chesapeake campaign of 1814 solidified white Virginians' understanding that the Union lacked both the will and the wherewithal to protect their property.
There are 15 chapters divided into four sections: the Great Lakes region: 1812; the Chesapeake Campaign: 1814; the Western frontier: 1814; the South at WarAEs end: 1815.
Sheads' THE CHESAPEAKE CAMPAIGNS 1813-15 (9781780968520, $21.95) provides a fine account of one of the most influential campaigns of the War of 1812, and provides a survey that considers the Chesapeake region's raids and battles.

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