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American War 1812-14 : Men-at-Arms - Fosten

American War 1812-14


By: Fosten

Paperback Published: 22nd November 1990
ISBN: 9780850451979
Number Of Pages: 48

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Typically the United States is said to have declared war on Great Britain in 1812 because of the Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and the British desire to create an Indian buffer state. An Englishman William Cobbett, described the real cause of the conflict: 'There seemed to be wanting just such a war as this to complete the separation of England from America; and to make the latter feel that she had no safety against the former but in the arms of her free citizens.' Regardless of the reasons, however, on 4 June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, asked Congress to declare war.

The War . The British Army . The American Army . The Militia . The Plates

ISBN: 9780850451979
ISBN-10: 0850451973
Series: Men-at-Arms
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 22nd November 1990
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 18.5  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1