WKU Public Radio News Staff
200th Anniversary of the Start of the War of 1812
Tue June 12, 2012
Historians Reflect on Causes of the War of 1812
As the nation approaches the June 18th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812, WKU Historians Jack Thacker and Glenn LaFantasie say a combination of issues led to the outbreak of that war. The issues ranged from European conflicts to the impressment of sailors and westward expansion.