The War of 1812 The British Blockade
The British Blockade examines the effects the British exerted on U.S. Navy and shipping. Details
Program: The War of 1812
Episode: The British Blockade
The British Blockade examines the stifling effects the British exerted on U.S. Navy and shipping. Americans took to privateering and outright trade with the enemy during the two year blockade that stretched from New England down to the Georgia coast.
Premiere Date: 10/10/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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