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Explain why the battle of New Orleans was fought after the Treaty of Ghent was signed?

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October 16, 2011 5:46PM

The battle of New Orleans was fought after the treaty was

signed, since news traveled very slowly during that period of time.

There were no telephone lines or even telegraph lines. By the time

the news crossed the ocean and got to New Orleans the battle was

already fought.


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