Now you will understand WHY the British attacked us at the Battle of New Orleans. This book shows how the United States nearly lost the Louisiana Territory at the end of the War of 1812. After twenty-one years of tremendous struggle against France, England had finally conquered Napoleon and France in the summer of 1814. England was now a highly efficient war machine, a superpower. They could now turn their full attention on that irritating loose association of states across the Atlantic. Follow Jackson's militia as they ...

Chalmette 2001, Hickory Tales Publishing, LLC

ISBN-13: 9780970910400

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