American War, 1812-14 by Philip Katcher
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American War, 1812-14
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The American War, 1812-14

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American War, 1812-14 by Philip Katcher

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780850451979
ISBN-10: 0850451973
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 22-Nov-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Katcher

Philip Katcher lives and works in Pennsylvania USA, and has written over 20 titles in the Men-at-Arms Series including the highly successful five-volume set on Armies of the American Civil War.

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