AIR DATE: Sunday, December 2, 2012
Roots of the War of 1812 (53 min.)
Bard College History Professor Christian Ayne Crouch talked about the roots of the War of 1812, which she traces back to the Seven Years' War in the 1750s and 1760s.
KEYWORDS: American History, War of 1812, Seven Years' War, Treaty, Native Americans

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