What So Proudly We Hailed

What So Proudly We Hailed

Essays on the Contemporary Meaning of the War of 1812

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With distrust between the political parties running deep and Congress divided, the government of the United States goes to war. The war is waged without adequatelypreparing the means to finance it or readying suitable contingency plans to contend with its unanticipated complications. The executive branch suffers from managerial confusion and in-fighting. The military invades a foreign country, expecting to be greeted as liberators, but encounters stiff, unwelcome resistance. The conflict drags on longer than predicted. It ends rather inconclusively-or so it seems in its aftermath. Sou.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780815724155
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Nivola, Pietro S.
Kastor, Peter J.


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