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 ...
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 ...
The war hawks carried the day in June 1812, and with his signature to the ....
were met by a volley of sniper fire from a house at the junction of Maryland
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 ...
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Aug 31, 2014 ... When the British burned the White House. CBS Sunday ... The War of 1812 -
Washington DC is burned to the Ground - Tornato - Duration: 8:49.
America had been at war with the British Empire since 1812, but the action so far
had ... A messenger was dispatched to the White House to warn First Lady Dolley
... The powder magazines were, of course, set on fire, and exploded with a ...
Nov 9, 2014 ... One of his comrades bundled up the silver White House cutlery in the ... and the
single most destructive act in the almost forgotten war of 1812.
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.
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 of myths,
isolated, ..... Canada didn't burn down Washington, the Brits did.