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War of 1812: Major Battles
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The War of 1812 was fought mainly in the northern United States and southern Canada. This map shows where the major land and water battles took place.
This web site, "1812 experience", is made up of numerous articles, extensive links, and the largest collection of War of 1812 images on the internet. Event listings, news and unit web sites dealing with the exciting reenactment hobby can also be found here. Make your computer come alive with the sounds of the past by visiting our sound clip gallery. Test your knowledge of the War of 1812 by taking one of our quizzes. Finally for the armchair general we provide unique animated battle maps that give you a quick understanding of a particular clash of arms during the war.
Subjects: United States--War of 1812
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
In May 1812, America is on the brink of war. James Madison explains the issues and invites you to participate in the debate over whether the U.S. should go to war with Great Britain. Listen to the different perspectives of eight Americans as they talk about the possibility of going to war. Click on the button below the images of the Americans to further examine the issues. You can cast your vote and then look at the voting results.
Subjects: United States--War of 1812, Madison, James
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8