One Hundred Years of Peace (Classic Reprint) by Henry Cabot LodgeOne Hundred Years of Peace (Classic Reprint) by Henry Cabot Lodge

One Hundred Years of Peace (Classic Reprint)

byHenry Cabot Lodge

Paperback | November 22, 2018

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Ever brief, of the relations between Great Britain and the United States since 1812 is to possess any value, it can only be through showing how, by slow steps, with many interruptions and much bitterness on both sides, we have nevertheless finally attained to the genuine friendship in which all sen sible men of both countries rejoice to-day. This fortunate condition has been reached only after many years of storm and stress, which it seems to posterity, always blessed with that unerring wisdom which comes after the event, might have been easily avoided. To understand the present situation aright, to comprehend the meaning and effects of the war of 1812 and Of the ninety eight years of peace which have followed its conclusion, it is necessary to begin with the separation of the two countries by the Treaty of Paris in 1782, when the connec tion between England and the United States ceased to be that of mother country and colonies and became the more distant rela tion which exists between two independent.

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Title:One Hundred Years of Peace (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:186 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:November 22, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1331386136

ISBN - 13:9781331386131

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