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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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

www.whitehousehistory.org/teacher-resources/building-the-white-house

The White House survived near destruction in the War of 1812, a major expansion in ... The White House, as it appeared after British soldiers burned it in 1814. .... A plan gives a view from above, as if you were looking down at the house and ...

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

Jun 18, 2012 ... Today We Celebrate the Time Canada Burned Down the White House ... 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 of ...

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.

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/remembering-when-white-house-was-burning-president-was-hiding-and-u-was-close-to-collapse

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 ...

www.amazon.com/Burning-White-House-Dolley-Madison/dp/1621574784

Amazon.com: The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812 (9781621574781): Jane Hampton Cook: Books. ... D.C. and set fire to government buildings, including the U.S. Capitol and the White House.