War of 1812

Video Segment |05:16

War of 1812

Video Segment |05:16

Outlines some of the pivotal events in the War of 1812, and provides insight into why President James Madison declared war on the British Empire. The segment highlights the early defeats of the United States, during the War of 1812, at the present sites of Detroit, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois, and summarizes the final decisive battles of the war.


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Related Topics

  • Battle of the Thames
  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Early American History
  • Fort Dearborn
  • imperialism
  • Madison
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  • Tecumseh
  • Treaty of Ghent
  • War of 1812

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