Legacy of The War of 1812
A discussion on the War of 1812 which began 200 years ago today. Often called "the forgotten war," it tested a new generation of American leaders, shifted the global balance of power and set the stage for American westward expansion.
author, "1812: The War that Forged a Nation"
Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University and author of "The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, The British Empire, and The War of 1812"
Professor of History at Arizona State University
Curator of the P. K. Yonge Library of Florida at the University of Florida Library and author of "The Other War of 1812: The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida"