The war of 1812 was a pointless war nothing was resolved after it was over, and it was basically just years of fighting just to fight there was no real winner and the indians were devastated by this war a single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong. The war of 1812- the creation of the weapons industry and westward expansion thesis although the war of 1812 is remembered as a pointless war the us had some success, it inspired the invention of the weapons industry and westward expansion. This second war of independence changed american history the war of 1812 was a very unnecessary war the statement that the war of 1812 was born purely out of a pointless aggression is true. Thanks to trump, the war of 1812 has been in the news again here's our quick comic summary of what went down in this pointless 3 year war spoiler alert: it. Today we celebrate the time canada burned down the white house too, with a last, pointless battle fought weeks after a peace treaty was signed reads the star's the war of 1812 shaped.
Essay on war of 1812 11-12-13 the war of 1812 the war of 1812 was a really risky war for the united states to take part in they were put up against great britain. On this episode we close out the war of 1812 with style joe is joined by flynn while nick is away and we discuss the ending to the most pointless war in american history (psych) our show will always be free but if you think what we do is worth a buck throw it to us here: . Was the war of 1812 pointless uploaded by johno500 on feb 06, 2001 the war of 1812 proved to be the most serious challenge to face the united states since the country's birth. Although no significant land-holdings were exchanged, the war of 1812 was not pointless the united states gained new respect in the world-community, faced down the intransigence of great britain.
The war of 1812 was fought between the united states and the british colonies of upper and lower canada the war was fought on four fronts ( niagara, detroit, kingston and st lawrence ) the biggest part of the war was on the niagara frontier where it was the easiest way for the americans to invade canada. The war of 1812 - america vs england: round 2 thirty friggin' years of pointless european-wide war here is a war that simply did not need to happen the 30. Lambert, in this masterful study of the war of 1812, reinforces this lesson on the use and abuse of history the challenge: britain against america in the naval war of 1812 by andrew lambert.
What was the most pointless war of all time discussion in 'alternate history discussion: before 1900' started by kidblast, oct 28, the war of 1812, if you're an. Chapter 12 5 w's study play war of 1812 who: america v britain also pointless- ends in a treaty that does nothing but return to pre-war status quo (treaty of. The war of 1812 proved to be the most serious challenge to face the united states since the country's birth this 'second war of independence' perhaps changed american history as we know it though.
What do you think was most stupid and pointless battle (not war) ever discussion in 'world history' started by mrpresident, mar 19, 2002 in the war of 1812. Mr latimer is the author of the recently published book, 1812: war with america ( belknap press, 2007) in their beginner's guide to canadian humour, lynne stokes and pamela chichinskas list 15. The war of 1812 has been called the incredible war, the forgotten war, a truly pointless war, the second war of american independence and the war that both sides won (or lost). The treaty of ghent, the treaty meant to end the war, settled nothing of the impressing of americans which means it was a pointless treaty it did not settle any of the reasons why the war was.
The war of 1812 did not merely end with a battle fought after the peace treaty had been signed, it began with a declaration of war adopted after the principal american complaint against the. This peace treaty made everything that had happened during the war of 1812 pointless all of the lives lost so that the americans could take over canada, and so that. The treaty of ghent james madison had an opportunity to end the war of 1812 almost as soon as it began the british had repealed the orders in council - rules that curbed american trade with. A tornado saves washington during the war of 1812 by patrick browne in honor of the bicentennial of this peculiar episode during the war of 1812, i am re-posting this article i wrote a couple years ago.
On the surface, it may seem that the war of 1812 was just pointless bloodshed spattered on the pages of human history after all, according to the final treaty of ghent, all relations and borders were supposed to return to status quo ante bellum, or pre-war, status. June 1, 1812: president madison's war message is delivered to congress, and debate begins june 16, 1812: the british foreign secretary announces to parliament that the orders in council will be. The war of 1812 seems to be one of those really pointless wars neither side won (pace what some americans think), no territory changed hands the only result seems to have been lots of people killed and stuff destroyed.