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Almost immediately when napoleon hinted that he was going to take sides with America Canada was attacked by American forces because Canada  was British territory.

Almost immediately when napoleon hinted that he was going to take sides with America Canada was attacked by American forces because Canada was British territory.

The War of 1812 - Free Printable American History Reading with Questions for Grades 9-12

The nation went to war bitterly divided. While the South and West favored the conflict, New York and New England opposed it because it interfered with their commerce. The U.S. military was weak. The army had fewer than 7,000 regular soldiers, distributed in widely scattered posts along the coast, near the Canadian border, and in the remote interior. The state militias were poorly trained and undisciplined.

It is important to realize that many loyalists were not for the war. Many argued that it cost the US the war against Canada due to the Continental army refusing to go through northern New York and not attacking Montreal

It is important to realize that many loyalists were not for the war. Many argued that it cost the US the war against Canada due to the Continental army refusing to go through northern New York and not attacking Montreal

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The War of 1812 (1812–1815) was a conflict fought between the United States and the United Kingdom and their respective allies. Historians in Britain often see it as a minor theater of the Napoleonic...

Privateers During the War of 1812| You may think a privateer and a pirate are one in the same. True, they both raided and plundered ships on the high seas. The big difference was that a privateer was private and operated under a letter of marque issued by a national government. Over the centuries there have been hundreds of privateers for different nations. #history #Warof1812 #privateers #ancestors #familytree #genealogy

America with a tiny navy had to depend on the American privateers to harass the British Navy and place attacks against the massive trade with other countries, in other words – hurt them in the 'pocketbook', during the War of 1812.

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