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By Walter R. Borneman

Although often missed among the yank Revolution and the Civil struggle, the battle of 1812 validated a emerging iteration of yankee leaders; unified the USA with a renewed experience of nationwide objective; and set the degree for westward enlargement from Mackinac Island to the Gulf of Mexico. USS structure, "Old Ironsides," proved the mettle of the fledgling American military; Oliver risk Perry hoisted a flag boasting, "Don't quit the Ship"; and Andrew Jackson's ragged strength stood at the back of it's cotton bales at New Orleans and bested the satisfaction of British regulars. listed below are the tales of commanding generals corresponding to America's double-dealing James Wilkinson, nice Britain's gallant Sir Isaac Brock, Canada's heroine farm spouse Laura Secord, and state physician William Beanes, whose seize set the level for Francis Scott Key to write down "The Star-Spangled Banner." throughout the battle of 1812, the USA get rid of its cloak of colonial youth and -- with either humiliating and excellent moments -- stumbled on the fireplace that used to be to forge a nation.

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