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 United States declared war against Great Britain on June 18, 1812. ... In
addition to the White House, the fire in Washington severely damaged many ...
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 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
The White House Burns: The War of 1812 ... The enemy entered the White House
that evening and set it on fire, but not ... The White House after the 1814 fire.
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 ... sacked
Washington and burned down the President's House—a humiliation ...
... Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812 ...
fire to government buildings, including the U.S. Capitol and the White House.