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This Item Was Key To American Victory In The Battle Of New Orleans

Americans successfully won their independence from Great Britain in 1783, but it's important to note that Great Britain didn't so much lose the war as got tired of it. In the late 18th century, Great Britain had the best military machine of any nation. If King George III had really wanted to go all-in, there's little doubt the war would have ended much differently.

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    Americans successfully won their independence from Great Britain in 1783, but it's important to note that Great Britain didn't so much lose the war as got tired of it. In the late 18th century, Great Britain had the best military machine of any nation. If King George III had really wanted to go all-in, there's little doubt the war would have ended much differently.

    The Messed Up Truth About The War Of 1812

    The Messed Up Truth About The War Of 1812

    If there's any chapter of American history more poorly understood than the War of 1812, we're not sure what it could possibly be. Seriously, if someone stopped you on the street and gave you a pop quiz on the subject, how well do you think you'd do? You might be able to point out that it was fought between the U.S. and the British, that it started in 1812 (congrats on that deductive power), and that ... George Washington fought in it, maybe? Was he dead yet? Who was president in 1812, again? Was this the one with Gettysburg? At this point you might be feeling a bit embarrassed, but it's honestly not your fault.

    Messed Up Things That May Have Happened In New Orleans History - Grunge

    Messed Up Things That May Have Happened In New Orleans History - Grunge

    New Orleans! Home of pirates, drunks, and whores! New Orleans! Tacky overpriced souvenir stores! So sang The Simpsons in an episode that they apologized for shortly after via chalkboard gag. In reality, New Orleans, which celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2018, is a cultural center of the United States, famous for its music, cuisine, and wild and ornate parades and festivals. It has a long and storied history full of colorful figures who helped contribute to its character. Many of them, to be fair, were pirates, drunks, and whores.

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