Definition of War of 1812 in English:
A conflict between the US and the UK (1812–14), prompted by restrictions on US trade resulting from the British blockade of French and allied ports during the Napoleonic Wars, and by British and Canadian support for American Indians trying to resist westward expansion. It was ended by a treaty that restored all conquered territories to their owners before outbreak of war.
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