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Complete History of the U.S. Wars: 1700-2004, A

Manifest Destiny Wars (#103)

Program 3 - Manifest Destiny Wars
1797 - U.S.S. Constitution is Launched
1811 - Battle of Tippecanoe
1814 - Washington D.C. is Captured and Burned by the British
1814 - Star Spangled Banner is Written
1815 - Battle of New Orleans
1832 - Black Hawk War Ends with Massacre at Bad Axe River
1836 - Alamo Falls
[26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: War has always been part of the American experience. From the time the first colonists set foot upon North America's shores, they were in conflict with the Native inhabitants. One hundred years later the colonies suddenly found themselves an extension of the conflicts in Europe. Less than a century later, the Revolutionary War freed the fledgling United States from its British overlords and European entanglements. Born and nurtured in war, America grew in strength and power until at the beginning of the 21st century it was the foremost military power in the world. Join George Kennedy as he takes us on this 300-year saga of The Complete History of U.S. Wars.

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