One of the least understood wars in America's history-- the War of 1812-- gets a bad reputation for being a conflict without a victor. This paper strives to examine how the causes and actions of the war influenced the nationalistic culture of the US and eventually led to regional hegemony.
Pearce, Christie E.
"Nationalism and the Pressures of War in 1812,"
Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/ojur/vol3/iss1/4