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USS Constitution: The War of 1812 in Four Minutes

VIDEO | On August 19, 1812, 208 years ago, the American battleship USS Constitution defeated the British warship HMS Guerriere shortly after the outbreak of the War of 1812. Join Historian Margherita M. Desy as she details one of the most famous vessels in United States history, also known as "Old Ironsides."