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Overview Of The War of 1812 (Canada AM)


Catalogue Number:  CTV555
Producer:  CTV
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, History, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  30


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200 years ago on June 18th, 1812, President James Madison and the United States Congress declared war on Great Britain. Battles raged throughout the continent for over two years before peace was negotiated. To mark this bicentennial, CTV's Canada AM spent the day at historic Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The various segments will give students a brief overview of the life and times of officers; the role of First Nations people; the role of Laura Secord; and the importance of the War of 1812 in Canada's history.

Segments include:

  • Introduction
  • The Importance of the War of 1812
  • Role of First Nations in 1812
  • Laura Secord's role in 1812
  • Food for officers at Fort George
  • Fashion during the War of 1812

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