Product Description & Reviews
From a seemingly disastrous decision to declare war to the glory of the stars and stripes, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® PRESENTS: THE WAR OF 1812 chronicles of one of america's most defining moments. Only 30 years after gaining independence, the upstart United States found itself once again battling Great Britain. At stake were the future of emocracy and America's Manifest Destiny. Pitted against the world's most powerful nation, victory seemed unlikely. But then Andrew Jackson's brilliant leadership, a lone sniper, and one of the most lopsided victories in military history turned the tide of the war. THE HISTORY CHANNEL® PRESENTS: THE WAR OF 1812 is the authoritative chronicle of one of America's most defining moments. THE HISTORY CHANNEL® PRESENTS: THE WAR OF 1812 contains the following programs: FIRST INVASION: THE WAR OF 1812--President James Madison declares war on Great Britain, a decision that at first appears disastrous. SAVE OUR HISTORY: THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER--The history of the stars and stripes and the poem penned as a tribute. THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS--General Andrew Jackson leads American forces to improbable victory. ANDREW JACKSON: A MAN FOR THE PEOPLE--A&E BIOGRAPHY® unveils the man behind the leader, from General to President. THE IRONCLADS--A revealing look at the battleships put to sea in the War of 1812. DVD FEATURES: Behind the Scenes of "First Invasion: The War of 1812"; "Surviving an 1812 Battleship" Episode From Extreme History, hosted by Roger Daltrey; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection
Features & Highlights
- Volume 1: First Invasion: War of 1812 - Definitive chronicle of the overlooked war that ensured the dream of American democracy would survive. *The Star Spangled Banner-- was written during the attack of Ft. Mc Henry during war of 1812 Volume 2: The Battle of New Orleans -- a focus on the battle that ended the war. Biography: Andrew Jackson--led US forces in the defeat of the British in the Bat
|Manufacturer:||A&E Home Video|
|Publisher:||A&E Home Video|
|Studio:||A&E Home Video|
|Item Weight:||0.5 pounds|
|Item Size:||5.5 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.5 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.4 x 1.3 x 1.3 inches|
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mpn: AAE-71925, ean: 9780767080538, isbn: 076708053X,