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War of 1812


The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted from June 18, 1812 to February 18, 1815, fought between the United States of America and the United ...

War of 1812 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of War of 1812, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans ...


By contrast, the British historiography of the War of 1812 has generally consisted of short chapters squeezed between the grand sweeping narratives of the ...

Short History of the War of 1812 - USS Constitution Museum


USS Constitution fought and won three major engagements during the war. ... The War of 1812 allowed the new nation to break free of its colonial past, and told  ...

A Guide to the War of 1812 (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of ...


A Guide to the War of 1812, compiled by Kenneth Drexler, Digital Reference Specialist, Library of Congress. The digital collections of the Library of Congress  ...

A British Perspective | War of 1812 | PBS


The War of 1812 has been referred to as a victorious “Second War for Independence,” and used to define Canadian identity, but the British only remember 1812 ...

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With stunning re-enactments, evocative animation and the incisive commentary of key experts the PBS documentary, The War of 1812 presents the conflict that ...

War of 1812 | United Kingdom-United States history | Britannica.com


Aug 5, 2014 ... June 18, 1812–Feb. 17, 1815), conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights.

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War of 1812 Classroom Resources The war that inspired the Star Spangled Banner ... Explore this interactive map to learn the history of the war. learn more > >.

War of 1812 for Kids « - Mr. Nussbaum


Battle of Lake Erie. After the resumption of war between France and Great Britain, British ships frequently harassed American trade vessels in the Atlantic.

War of 1812 (1812-1814)
The War of 1812 is one of the forgotten wars of the United States. The war lasted for over two years, and while it ended much like it started; in stalemate; it was in fact a war that once and for all confirmed American Independence. The offensive... More »
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Although its events inspired one of the nation's most famous patriotic songs, the War of 1812 is a relatively little-known war in American history. Despite its ...

War Of 1812 | HistoryNet


War Of 1812 summary: The War of 1812 was an armed conflict between the United States and the British Empire. The British restricted the American trade since ...

War of 1812–1815 - Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign ...


War of 1812–1815. As an important neutral trading nation, the United States became ensnarled in the European conflict that pitted Napoleonic France against  ...