United States declaration of war upon the United Kingdom
An Act Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Dependencies Thereof and the United States of America and Their Territories was passed by the 12th United States Congress on June 18, 1812, thereby beginning the War of 1812. It was signed by James Madison, the 4th President of the United States.
Text of the declarationEdit
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- http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/1812-01.asp Retrieved 2010-13-7