TITLE

'Chesapeake-Leopard Affair' Tested Already Tense U.S.-British Relations

AUTHOR(S)
Winkler, David F.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jun2007, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair" which tested the relation of U.S. and Great Britain. Ships of the British North America Station were in place to intercept French ships that were in port at Annapolis, Maryland. The incident would have repercussions for the relationship between the U.S. and Great Britain that eventually led to war being declared in 1812.
ACCESSION #
25953908

 

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