War of 1812
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Nevertheless, pro-war sentiment helped carry Madison to a second term in the Election of 1812.
See neutral rights.
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Quotes regarding War of 1812.
By Henry Clay
Strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea and on land. But if we fail, let us fail like men, lash ourselves to our gallant gars, and expire together in one common struggle, fighting for free trade and seamen's rights.
During the War of 1812
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