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American independence was once at the line within the battle of 1812. inside years, the British naval blockade of the US was once strangling the U. S. economic system. The invasion of Washington D. C. via Wellington's "Invincibles" led to the burning of the Capitol and White condominium. below 3 weeks later, within the greatest meeting of fighters of the warfare, Baltimore was once attacked on September 12, 1814.
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