War Of 1812 Dbq

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What Led to the Declaration of the War of 1812 and What Did We Gain? An Essay Answer to the 2nd Celebration of Knowledge After the Revolutionary War, England was still treating America as a severe minority in its rights as a nation, especially on the water ways. The British were not allowing Americans the free-trade rights they deserved as a nation. The treatment given to America by Britain again led to a war. However, what would be gained by this War of 1812? In 1807 the crew of a British naval ship boarded an American vessel, the Chesapeake. When the British started sailing away the American captain of the Chesapeake fired a shot and thus caused the British to fire back and virtually blow the Chesapeake to smithereens. Surprisingly,
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