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Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

Battle of Bladensburg

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814 After Napoleon’s exile, Britain directed considerable resources into the ongoing war in North America. Around 2500 of Wellington’s regulars joined a

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John Quincy Adams: American President & Patriot

John Quincy Adams

Phyllis Lee Levin From the book: The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams A patriot by birth, John Quincy Adams’s destiny was foreordained. He was not only “The Greatest Traveler of His Age,” but his country’s most gifted linguist and

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