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Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812

Volume 1

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 137,566 / 433 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 793
Added to site: 2008.07.01
mnybks.net#: 21386
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Nautical, War
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n 144

Wide political scope of the Berlin Decree 148

Twofold importance of the United States in international policy 149

Consequent aims of France and Great Britain 149

British Order in Council of January 7, 1807 150

Attitude of the United States Government 152

Military purpose of the Berlin Decree and the Continental System 153

The "Chesapeake" affair 155

Conference concerning it between Canning and Monroe 156

Action of President Jefferson 160

Use made of it by Canning 161

Correspondence concerning the "Chesapeake" affair 161

Rose appointed envoy to Washington to negotiate a settlement 165

Failure of his mission 167

Persistent British refusal to punish the offending officer 169

Significance of the "Chesapeake" affair in the relations of the two nations 168

Its analogy to impressment 170

Enforcement of the Berlin Decree by Napoleon 172

Its essential character 174

The Decree and t

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