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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Washington

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 public buildings, including the White House ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-troops-set-fire-to-the-white-house

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 ...

www.history.com/news/the-british-burn-washington-d-c-200-years-ago

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 ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-capture-and-burn-washington

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 ...

www.whitehousehistory.org/teacher-resources/saving-history-dolley-madison-the-white-house-and-the-war-of-1812

Dolley Madison, the White House & the War of 1812 .... In addition to the White House, the fire in Washington severely damaged many buildings including the ...

www.whitehousehistory.org/the-burning-of-washington

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 fire.

www.whitehousehistory.org/teacher-resources/the-white-house-at-war

The White House Burns: The War of 1812 ... The president would go down a private stair, walk through the basement and a colonnade, and stroll across the ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/the-1814-burning-of-washington-d-c

Aug 31, 2014 ... A drawing of the White House after the fire of 1814. ... James Madison in the War of 1812 -- a sort of second war of American independence.

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/today-we-celebrate-the-time-canada-burned-down-the-white-house-127844144

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 ...

time.com/3997040/1814-white-house-fire

Aug 24, 2015 ... 24, 1814: British forces set fire to the White House. ... When Americans remember the War of 1812 — if we remember it at all — we typically ...