A Herald of the West: An American Story of 1811-1815 (Classic Reprint)

A Herald of the West: An American Story of 1811-1815 (Classic Reprint) by -

Title: A Herald of the West: An American Story of 1811-1815 (Classic Reprint)
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ISBN10: 1440073341
ISBN13: 978-1440073342
Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 25, 2012)
Language: English
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Pages: 374 pages
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A Herald of the West: An American Story of 1811-1815 (Classic Reprint) by -


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Western American of his time, and not with the colder and more critical judgment of a later day. His attitude toward Europe, and particularly toward Great Britain, is caused by the events of the War of 1812 and of the years immediately preceding it, when the death struggle of Britain and Bonaparte drew the whole civilized world into war, including the United States, distant and detached though the latter was from the European system. It is admitted by all historians that the rights of weak neutrals, such as the United States then was, received no respect from either of the great contending powers, and the author believes that we had more cause to complain of Great Britain than of France, because Great Britain had more ability, and not more willingness, to do us harm. It is perhaps true also that in the early years of the century the British, as Mr.(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org