Was it really necessary to go to war with Britain.....again? Many people in America pondered this powerful question and eventually they agreed to defend their country with the consent of the President. Today, we know that the war might not have accomplished much, but back then, your choice would have been to go to war with Britain, too. We had to fight for our country!
People had strong reasons for going to war against
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more seizing of ships. The war accomplished nothing. But when we decided to fight in the War of 1812, America didn't know what the outcome of the war would be. Britain was still trying to control us and we needed stick up for our country. The war didn't end up the way it was planned, but back then, war was something the U.S. needed in order to show Britain they couldn't control us any longer!