War Of 1812 Dbq

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The War of 1812 was a war that was caused by both the English and French imposing economic sanctions on the United States, the British impressment of American seamen into the Royal Navy, and America’s desire to expand (History). The countries of Great Britain and France were locked in a conflict and neither wanted the other to attain any supplies from neutral countries thus the implementation of economic sanctions on countries like the United States. The U.S. were also outraged by the fact that the British Royal Navy would commandeer American seamen off of vessels and force them to serve under the crown and not be allowed to leave. The British also encouraged the Native Americans along our western borders at the time to begin skirmishes with
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