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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.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/17rgyh/was_it_canadians_or_british_who_burned_down_the

So in short, it was the British who burnt down the White House, not the ... it was not Canadians who did it, but the British during the War of 1812.

clioscurrent.com/blog/2015/7/13/burningwashington

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.

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.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 ...

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 ...