Additional contributors: massive Warrior, Alexander Cochrane, Robert Rowley, Joshua Barney, Dolley Madison, Paul Jennings, George R. Gleig, Mary Stockton Hunter, Thomas Boyle, Philip Reed, George Gordon, Isaac Monroe, Francis Scott Key, Roger B. Taney, Thomas Macdonough, Samuel C. Reid, Benjamin F. Browne, Timothy Pickering, Charles keen Hare, John C. Sherbrooke, The Duke of Wellington, Daniel Webster, The Earl of Liverpool, Thomas ap Catesby Jones, Harrison grey Otis, Harry Smith, George Prevost, Lewis Peter Clover, John Quincy Adams
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On June 18, 1812, the U.S. officially declared battle for the 1st time. President James Madison’s name to hands opposed to nice Britain provoked outpourings of patriotic fervor and vigorous—some acknowledged treasonous—domestic competition. Over the following 3 years the struggle of 1812 may end up as divisive because it used to be wealthy in nationalist myth-making: now we have met the enemy, and he's ours . . . Don’t surrender the send! . . . Oh, say are you able to see . . . .
Now, at the bicentennial of a clash that formed the way forward for a continent, this is the 1st finished number of eyewitness debts in over a century. Reflecting numerous generations of scholarly discoveries, it covers all of the theaters of conflict, from frontier battles in Canada, Michigan, and long island to naval confrontations at the excessive seas and nice Lakes, from the burning of Washington to the protection of latest Orleans. listed below are one hundred forty letters, memoirs, poems, songs, editorials, magazine entries, and proclamations by means of greater than a hundred individuals, either famous—Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Tecumseh, Dolley Madison, and the Duke of Wellington, between others—and much less popular, similar to Laura Secord, the Canadian Paul Revere, and William B. Northcutt, whose notable diary offers a standard soldier’s view.
Features priceless notes, a chronology of the battle, and entire colour endpaper maps.
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