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Thread #148498   Message #3449536
Posted By: kendall
08-Dec-12 - 07:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: Pearl Harbor Day / December 7
Subject: RE: BS: Pearl Harbor Day / December 7
Little Hawk, part of the reason for the war of 1812 was Englands habit of boarding American ships and claiming that the crews were British subjects.Even if they had been, which they probably were to some extent, the British Navy had no right to stop and board the ships of a soveriegn nation on the high seas.