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Did america have sovereign rights before the war of 1812?

and if they did, were they recognized?

i'm trying to understand if america had gained anything from the war of 1812

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Sovereign rights. One of the major causes of the war was the impression (drafting) of American sailors to serve on British ships. American ships would be stopped on the high seas and able-bodied seamen taken.

The War of 1812 forced Great Britain to acknowledge that the United States was a separate nation and had the same rights as any other sovereign nation. They couldn't take American seamen any more than they could take French seamen off their ships.

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yes, the only reason that the war of 1812 happened, was because Britain was unhappy that they had lost things such as the large seaport at Baltimore, so they invaded to attempt to take them away from us. but America was recognized as a sovereign nation as soon as the revolution ended

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Before the war of 1812, Americans had sovereign rights. Violation of these rights by the British was what led to the war, since the Americans thought the British interception of their ships was disrespectful. Learn more about he war from http://suite101.com/article/causes-of-the-war-of-1812-a43378.

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