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The Resource Union 1812 : the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence, A.J. Langguth

Union 1812 : the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence, A.J. Langguth

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Union 1812 : the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence
Title
Union 1812
Title remainder
the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Langguth
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the second and final war of independence, Madison leads an unprepared nation into a struggle that will establish the United States as a major world power and stake its claim to the entire continent. Before the outcome is decided, the war will have engulfed land and sea, with a disastrous U.S. defeat at Detroit and epic naval campaigns on the Great Lakes. After the Americans sack Toronto, the British retaliate by burning the White House and the Capitol. Finally, two and a half years of bloodshed and botched strategies culminate in the spectacular battle of New Orleans. We also meet colorful characters from America's past: not only James and Dolley Madison, but also Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, Oliver Perry, Stephen Decatur, the great Shawnee chieftain Tecumseh, and four men who will follow Madison into the White House--James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Quincy Adams, and war hero Andrew Jackson. --From publisher description
Summary
In the second and final war of independence, Madison leads an unprepared nation into a struggle that will establish the United States as a major world power and stake its claim to the entire continent. Before the outcome is decided, the war will have engulfed land and sea, with a disastrous U.S. defeat at Detroit and epic naval campaigns on the Great Lakes. After the Americans sack Toronto, the British retaliate by burning the White House and the Capitol. Finally, two and a half years of bloodshed and botched strategies culminate in the spectacular battle of New Orleans. We also meet colorful characters from America's past: not only James and Dolley Madison, but also Sam Houston, Davy Crockett, Oliver Perry, Stephen Decatur, the great Shawnee chieftain Tecumseh, and four men who will follow Madison into the White House--James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Quincy Adams, and war hero Andrew Jackson. --From publisher description
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163954
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.5/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E354
LC item number
.L34 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Americans who fought the second war of independence
Label
Union 1812 : the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence, A.J. Langguth
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-463) and index
Contents
Homecoming (1783-1787) -- Philadelphia (1787-1788) -- Washington (1789-1797) -- Adams (1797-1801) -- Jefferson (1801-1804) -- Andrew Jackson (1805-1807) -- Zebulon Pike (1805-1807) -- Embargo (1807-1808) -- Madison (1809-1812) -- Tecumseh (1812) -- William Hull (1812) -- Isaac Brock: Detroit (1812) -- Isaac Hull (1812) -- Isaac Brock: Queeston (1812) -- John Armstrong, Jr. (1813) -- York (1813) -- Oliver Perry (1813) -- William Henry Harrison (1813) -- Creek wars (1813-1814) -- Dolley Madison (1814) -- Ghent (1814) -- New Orleans (1814-1815) -- Peace (1815) -- Afterward (1815-1861)
Control code
2577958
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 482 p.
Isbn
9780743226189
Lccn
2006040340
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65521562
  • (OCoLC)65521562
Label
Union 1812 : the Americans who fought the Second War of Independence, A.J. Langguth
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-463) and index
Contents
Homecoming (1783-1787) -- Philadelphia (1787-1788) -- Washington (1789-1797) -- Adams (1797-1801) -- Jefferson (1801-1804) -- Andrew Jackson (1805-1807) -- Zebulon Pike (1805-1807) -- Embargo (1807-1808) -- Madison (1809-1812) -- Tecumseh (1812) -- William Hull (1812) -- Isaac Brock: Detroit (1812) -- Isaac Hull (1812) -- Isaac Brock: Queeston (1812) -- John Armstrong, Jr. (1813) -- York (1813) -- Oliver Perry (1813) -- William Henry Harrison (1813) -- Creek wars (1813-1814) -- Dolley Madison (1814) -- Ghent (1814) -- New Orleans (1814-1815) -- Peace (1815) -- Afterward (1815-1861)
Control code
2577958
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 482 p.
Isbn
9780743226189
Lccn
2006040340
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65521562
  • (OCoLC)65521562

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