The Burning of Washington was a British attack against Washington, D.C., the
capital of the United States, during the War of 1812. ... General Robert Ross
occupied Washington and set fire to many pu...
On this day in 1814, during the War of 1812 between the United States and
England, British troops enter Washington, D.C. and burn the White House in ...
Aug 22, 2014 ... ... of 1812 neared its conclusion, British forces torched the White House, ... Over
the next couple of days, the British briefly exchanged fire with a ...
The War of 1812 between the US and Britain is best remembered for the burning
of ... Perhaps best known for the burning of Washington DC and the White House
in ... The captain of the Chesapeake, James Barron, only managed to fire off a ...
During the War of 1812, British forces under General Robert Ross ... The White
House, a number of federal buildings, and several private homes were destroyed
. The still uncompleted Capitol building was also set on fire, and the House of ...
The United States declared war against Great Britain on June 18, 1812. ... In
addition to the White House, the fire in Washington severely damaged many ...
The war hawks carried the day in June 1812, and with his signature to the
congressional ..... Whatever was not carried off by the British would perish in the
Jun 18, 2012 ... British forces attacked Washington and torched the White House. ... For the
Americans who do know something about it, the War of 1812 is a string ... sacked
Washington and burned down the President's House—a humiliation ...
Jul 14, 2015 ... ... the War of 1812 is our supposed role in the burning of the White House. ... say
that Canadians themselves burned down the White House.
Aug 23, 2014 ... ... seized control of Washington, D.C., and set the White House on fire. ... The
Americans had declared war on us in 1812 because we were ...