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War of 1812 1805-1815
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Learning Objectives • Main factors of European War and effect on causing War of 1812 • Nature of warfare, 1812-1815 • U.S and British naval strategies during war • Great Lakes campaign and its importance to the U.S. war effort • Compare and contrast naval strategies of Rodgers and Decatur • U.S Navy contributions during war and assessment of navy after Treaty of Ghent
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Causes of the War of 1812 British war with France in 1803, begin to seize U.S ships Neutral Rights Chesapeake - Leopard Affair (1807) 1810 - War Hawks elected to Congress Lead by John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay, young senators Power hungry Land hungry More concerned with getting even with England than on listening to fellow countrymen .
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• Blockade issues over legality of a “paper” blockade • Visit and search of merchantmen issues over where on seas this was legal • Peacetime closure of ports
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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