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1812- War was the Only Choice

Originally posted on Practically Historical:
National pride had plenty to do with… starting the War of 1812.? Britain refused to honor its commitments set down in the original treaty of 1783. ? Despite reaffirming those pledges in Jay’s Treaty of 1794, Britain continued to deny America the equal station it desired.? The Royal Navy provided…

Billy Mitchell was Right (and still is).

I grew up in West Allis Wisconsin-a suburb of Milwaukee. There was parkway and a well-to-do neighborhood (well-to-do in those days) near my school. Sometimes, rather than go right home after school, my friends and I would walk over to the parkway and imagine “playing army” or otherwise adventure around-all the things young boys would […]