War Of 1812 Dbq

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The conflicts that drew the United States into the war of 1812 arose from the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Although the war was between France and Great Britain, American was still greatly impacted and their interests were tremendously injured. The two countries blocked the United States from trading with each other out of fear that the U.S. would send supplies to the enemy country and help them with the war. Another factor that led to the war between America and Great Britain was the removal of sailors off of the U.S. ships. The Royal Navy greatly angered the Americans by its practice of impressment. They removed seamen from the U.S. vessels and then forced them to serve the British. The United States Congress reversed Thomas

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