British Impressment Causes

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The war of 1812 was between the United States and Great Britain. This war began in 1812 and ended in 1814. Consequently, one of the causes of this conflict was the British impressment of American. The British impressment of American was the British forcing Americans to serve in the British naval. Nevertheless, causing the Americans to declare war. British had a reputation in winning many wars, but after the loss of manpower during the war with France it became hellish. Factors that caused hell for the British sailors were hard labor, beatings, low wages, and fear for their life. This horrible living caused few sailors to even go awol. In result, British forced thousands of Americans to serve and work for them. Americans declaring war of 1812.

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