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By Philip Katcher

More often than not the U.S. is expounded to have declared conflict on nice Britain in 1812 due to the Royal Navy's impressment of yank seamen and the British wish to create an Indian buffer country. An Englishman William Cobbett, defined the true explanation for the clash: 'There looked to be in need of simply one of these battle as this to accomplish the separation of britain from the US; and to make the latter believe that she had no security opposed to the previous yet within the hands of her loose citizens.' whatever the purposes, even if, on four June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, requested Congress to claim battle.

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