1814 would prove to be the last full year of the war. In spite of the British being able to devote more resources to North America with the defeat (albeit temporary) of Napoleon, the war continued to drag on. On the northern front, Americans saw success early in the year, but were pushed back by the British. By the fall of 1814, the campaign could best be described as a draw. To the south, given British mastery of the sea, British forces were able to successfully raid the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., but they were repulsed in Baltimore. Please take a listen!
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