The War of 1812
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Document-Based Writing Activity: Britain's Impressment Policy
One huge source of controversy between the United States and Britain leading up to the War of 1812 was the British policy of impressment: capturing alleged British subjects who had supposedly fled their military obligations by signing on to A...
Document-Based Exercise: New Orleans from a British Point of View
America's decisive victory in the Battle of New Orleans, the last battle of the War of 1812, cast a gloss of success over what was really a military stalemate in the war as a whole. It contributed to the nationalist euphoria in America at end of ...