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Daily Political Times, Sunday, May 31st, 1812

Congress is weighing up British villainy and the possibility of a war.   

Federalist Senator James Bayard has argued that the South would be rendered impotent if Canada is conquered by the US. 

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Daily Political Times, Monday, June 1st, 1812

Reports say that most Southern Democratic-Republicans still favour war, even if a new Canadian state would weaken Southern influence over the country.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, June 2nd, 1812

President Jefferson has asked Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.

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Daily Political Times, Wednesday, June 3rd, 1812

Riots and anti-war protests have broken out in several Northern and coastal cities.

New England leaders have denounced the growing standing army and a potential Canadian invasion.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, June 4th, 1812

Rep. Josiah Quincy, the lead pro-war Federalist, now opposes war with the United Kingdom.

All Federalists in the House of Representatives and Senate now oppose war with the United Kingdom.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, June 5th, 1812

Lousiana has been admitted to the Union as the 18th State.

Reports say that the Federalist bloc is unlikely to have enough votes to stop a vote for war if Democratic-Republicans favour it.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, June 6th, 1812

The House of Representatives has voted for war with the United Kingdom by 79 votes to 49.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, June 9th, 1812

Prince Regent George Augustus Frederick of the United Kingdom has appointed Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, June 11th, 1812

Prime Minister Liverpool of the United Kingdom is seeking to avoid war with US.

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Daily Political Times, Wednesday, June 17th, 1812

The Senate has voted for war with the United Kingdom by 19 votes to 13.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, June 18th, 1812

War hawks, including Speaker Henry Clay and Rep. John Calhoun, have met with President Jefferson to urge him to sign the bill authorizing the war with the United Kingdom.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, June 19th, 1812

President Jefferson has signed the official documents of war, the United Kingdom is once again the United States' foe.

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Daily Political Times, Saturday, June 20th, 1812

Secretary of State James Monroe has issued a Canadian annexation threat to the United Kingdom.

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, June 21st, 1812

New York Democratic-Republicans have denounced President Jefferson's declaration of war and Madison's support for the war, calling Clinton the "Peace Candidate".

Southern Democratic-Republicans are pressuring Jefferson to use Canada as a bargaining chip for maritime concessions, and not for potential annexation.

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Daily Political Times, Monday, June 22nd, 1812

Two people have been killed as Democratic-Republicans in Baltimore riot against anti-war Federalists, Former Virginian Governor Henry Lee has been seriously injured by rioters.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, June 25th, 1812

French Emperor Napoleon has invaded the Russian Empire with the largest army ever assembled.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, June 26th, 1812

Democratic-Republicans have called for legislation, similar to the controversial Alien and Sedition Acts enacted by John Adams in 1798, to combat war opposition.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, July 2nd, 1812

Rumours say that Pro-war Tammany Hall is hiring thugs to beat up New York Federalists and anti-war Democratic-Republicans.

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Daily Political Times, Friday, July 3rd, 1812

Senator William Crawford, fearing Northern dominance, has called for the military annexation of Spanish Florida if the US conquers Canada.

Mayor of New York City DeWitt Clinton has stated that he would arrest anyone suppressing freedom of speech including Tammany Hall leaders.

The Senate has voted against Senator Crawford's Spanish War proposal by 16 votes to 14.

 

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Daily Political Times, Sunday, July 5th, 1812

Mr. Daniel Webster, a rising star in the Federalist Party, has given an impassioned anti-war speech in the State of New Hampshire.

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Daily Political Times, Monday, July 6th, 1812

Reports say that New York Federalists are still uncommitted to DeWitt Clinton's candidacy.

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Daily Political Times, Tuesday, July 7th, 1812

Some Federalists leaders are urging Chief Justice John Marshall to be the Federalist Candidate.

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Daily Political Times, Wednesday, July 8th, 1812

Here are the results of the Straight Federalist Presidential Nominating Convention:

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Rufus King has chosen Fmr Gov. William Richardson Davie as his running mate for the upcoming Presidential Election.

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Daily Political Times, Monday, July 13th, 1812

Boston minister William Ellery Channing has called for peaceful war opposition and has denounced the riots.

General William Hull has invaded Canada, the British land in Canada will soon belong to the United States.

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Daily Political Times, Thursday, July 16th, 1812

Secretary of War William Eustis is under fire after ordering Virginian troops away from their defences to march northward, leaving the entire State defenceless.

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