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The War of 1812
by John K. Mahon

Overview - The War of 1812 is a perfect example of how a war should not be conducted. Congress failed to supply sufficient revenue to support the ill-equipped, poorly trained militia. There was little effective coordination of the war effort from Washington. The American people themselves were sharply divided over the nation's involvement, and many states failed to mobilize their militia when directed by the government, declaring the Federal demands were unconstitutional.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The War of 1812 is a perfect example of how a war should not be conducted. Congress failed to supply sufficient revenue to support the ill-equipped, poorly trained militia. There was little effective coordination of the war effort from Washington. The American people themselves were sharply divided over the nation's involvement, and many states failed to mobilize their militia when directed by the government, declaring the Federal demands were unconstitutional.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780306804298
  • ISBN-10: 0306804298
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: March 1991
  • Page Count: 476

Series: Da Capo Paperback

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Books > History > United States - 19th Century
Books > History > United States - Revolutionary War

 
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