Monday, September 27, 2004

1812, War Of

(June 18, 1812 - Dec. 24, 1814), inconclusive British - U.S. conflict arising chiefly out of U.S. grievances over oppressive maritime practices during the Napoleonic Wars. The long struggle between Great Britain and France, fought intermittently between 1793 and 1815, led both belligerents to infringe on the rights and impair the interests of neutrals. Napoleon averted hostilities


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