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The War of 1812

Summary: Explores battles from the War of 1812. Discusses the aftermath of the war and argues if there was a true loser and a true winner.
There has been a great deal of debate over who won The War of 1812. Some would argue the Americans and others the British. After further investigation of North America from 1812 to 1814 it becomes evident that the Canadians were victorious. From a military, nationalism, geographic and economic standpoint, Canada benefited greatly from the victory of The War of 1812. The success Canada had in 1812 allowed Canada to develop as a country and create the foundation of the great country it is today.

On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Great Britain and set out to make Canadian territory a part of America. 1Ten armies crossed into Canada and all ten were driven out. The Canadian Militia played a substantial role in several military victories over the United States in The War of 1812. No battle was more important than the battle of Queenston Heights, located on the Niagara River. The...

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