Charleston and the War of 1812

Archivist and musicologist Nicholas Butler talked about the military and social history of Charleston, South Carolina, beginning in 1776… read more

Archivist and musicologist Nicholas Butler talked about the military and social history of Charleston, South Carolina, beginning in 1776 when it was first attacked by the British. Though no battles during the War of 1812 were fought in Charleston, Mr. Butler argued that events leading up to the war and expenses for fortifications during the war led to the economic collapse of the city, a strong distrust of the federal government, and eventual secession from the union. close

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Program ID:
310986-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 16, 2013 | 10:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2013 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2013 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2013 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2013 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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