A Look Back at the War of 1812

By Harrell Rhome, Ph.D. Was the War of 1812 an unavoidable war? Was it a just war, unlike so many of America’s wars? What were the real issues that caused the conflict, and were they resolved by the bloodshed?

The-War-of-1812In this article, written upon the 200th anniversary of the conflict, TBR editorial board member Dr. Harrell Rhome takes a look at the War of 1812—called by some America’s Second War for Independence—and finds that this was a war America could most likely not have avoided. [Read the entire article as PDF…]


Taken from

The Barnes Review, November/December 2012: A Look Back at the War of 1812

VOLUME XVIII, NUMBER 6


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