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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He took me on a journey through the years of British rule, the 1812 War, the founding of an independent Canada and the days when Toronto was transformed from a strait-laced "Victorian" city to a progressive, modern metropolis.
In Canada, many have celebrated the inconclusive 1812 war as an event "which made our nation.
All these ideas form the context that gave rise to Lev Tolstoi's War and Peace, which more than any other single text articulated the linkage between the 1812 war and a Russian national identity that was built on self-conscious opposition to Europe.
It was originally built for the British Navy at the start of the 1812 war and started the blockade of the American coast.
In all, Redcoated Ploughboys is a perfect book for the 1812 war enthusiast, or anyone interested in Napoleonic era warfare.
Mr Cameron has been pursued throughout his trip to Washington by reminders that he is visiting on the 200th anniversary of the 1812 war in which British troops burnt down the White House.