The War of 1812, 1st Edition

  • David S. Heidler
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  • ISBN-10: 0313076685
  • ISBN-13: 9780313076688
  • DDC: 973.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 217 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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This book serves as an introduction to the historical events of the War of 1812, both to provide a clear understanding of them and to supply the reader with major historical interpretations of the war's causes, progress, and consequences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500–1900.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of Events.
1: Historical Overview.
2: Thomas Jefferson's Grand Experiment: The Restrictive System and the Failure of Diplomacy.
3: Mr. Madison's War: Country, Congress, and the Presidency in America's First Declared War.
4: All Were Surprised: The Quest for Canada and the War at Sea.
5: "We Have Met the Enemy": The Campaigns of 1813.
6: Enemy of My Enemy: Native Americans in the War of 1812.
7: 1814: The Year of Crisis.
8: The Treaty of Ghent.
Photo Essay.
9: Biographies: The Personalities in the War of 1812.
Primary Documents of the War of 1812.
Glossary of Selected Terms.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Authors.