The War Of 1812

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War of 1812
Impressment of American Seamen, British blockade was one of the causes of the war of 1812. AP Photo

The most famous battle of the War of 1812 took place after the war was over, but the Battle of New Orleans was still a turning point in American history. A historian tells us how the war between the fledgling United States and the British Empire started.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Emily Auerbach Host
  • John Hall Guest

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