By 1814, time was running out for both sides in the War of 1812. The British were war-weary after a decade of fighting the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. 394 more words
Lindsay Schakenbach, a guest author at The Junto, argues that federal intervention into private industry is nothing new. Even the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts were built as a result of "federal meddling." Schankenbach describes the role played by the federal government in helping both found the Merrimack Manufacturing Company and expanding the number of markets were the textile manufacturer could sell its goods.