War of 1812


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War of 1812

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(Historical Terms) a war between Great Britain and the US, fought chiefly along the Canadian border (1812–14)
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Noun1.War of 1812 - a war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which was trying to interfere with American trade with France
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Daylight knew also his history, the prime old American stock from which he had descended, his own war record, the John Dowsett before him who had been one of the banking buttresses of the Cause of the Union, the Commodore Dowsett of the War of 1812 the General Dowsett of Revolutionary fame, and that first far Dowsett, owner of lands and slaves in early New England.
At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.
Ben Ireson he was skipper o' the Betty, young feller, comin' home frum the Banks - that was before the war of 1812, but jestice is jestice at all times.
From the British point of view, the War of 1812 was just a sidebar to the titanic struggle that they had been waging for years with Napoleon for control of the seas, Europe and colonial outposts around the globe, including North America.
Funding from the federal government will allow the Whitecap Dakota First Nation to research and plan for commemorative activities related to the War of 1812 that will recognize the important part played by the Dakota and other Aboriginal communities.
The catchy title poses a riddle for readers: in what sense, exactly, was the War of 1812 a civil war?
David and Ginger Hildebrand will be performing at the following events related to the bicentennial of the War of 1812 in America (http://www.
The university is named in memory of the Ojibwa Chief Shingwauk, who led Ojibways in fighting against the Americans alongside Tecumseh and General Isaac Brock in the War of 1812.
Who can remember what year the war of 1812 began when you have the lyrics for the entire works of ``Weird Al'' Yankovic crowding up your brain's storage files?
The story takes place during the War of 1812 on the US/Canadian border.
For one thing, the history of Erie and the area's role in the development of the US and Canada as a whole is fascinating: it was the pivotal factor in the War of 1812 and conflicts over its future ultimately led to an era of rapid economic boom for America.
If you think it's hard to engage students as you teach the War of 1812, then you obviously haven't gotten a look inside social studies classes at Houston County High School in Georgia.