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"Things You (maybe) didnīt know about the War of 1812" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 2:47 p.m. PST

""The War of 1812" is an easy handle for students who struggle with dates. But the name is a misnomer that makes the conflict sound like a mere wisp of a war that began and ended the same year.


In reality, it lasted 32 months following the U.S. declaration of war on Britain in June 1812. That's longer than the Mexican-American War, Spanish-American War, and U.S. involvement in World War I…."
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Armand

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 10:03 a.m. PST

Nothing new to me but nonetheless, a well written, balanced and most interesting article .

Thanks T.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 2:01 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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Armand

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