First Invasion: The War of 1812

First Invasion: The War of 1812 (2004) A highly selective History Channel video that tends to ignore American defeats and other mishaps during a war that the U. S. ‘won’ at the Battle of New Orleans, waged some days after a peace treaty was initialed in Ghent. In fact, the story is more complicated. Some New England states sought to ignore the war, and the British were engaged, worldwide, against Napoleon.

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