The War of 1812

The British Blockade

Clip | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

The British Blockade examines the stifling effects the British exerted on U.S. Navy and shipping. Americans took to privateering and outright trade with the enemy during the two year blockade that stretched from New England down to the Georgia coast.

Aired: 10/10/11

Rating: TV-PG

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