The War of 1812
Challenges & Opportunities
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Sample of Challenges & Opportunities
The War of 1812 isn't usually listed among the highlights of American history. It's a subject that it's easy to blow through in class without much thought.
And if we do give the war any attention, it tends to be negative—the burning of the capital, a war-ending treaty that addressed none of the war's causes, dissent and even treason from New England, a final battle that occurred after the war was over.