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The British establishment of Fort St. Joseph and the impact on the War of 1812

The British establishment of Fort St. Joseph was used to strategically take the American establishment of Fort Mackinac in the War of 1812. This was a significant capture for British forces as they could control shipping connections from Lake Michigan…

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Triumph Through Diversity: How the War of 1812 Helped Define Canadian Identity

A monument to Canada’s formative experience during the War of 1812 Triumph Through Diversity is a monument commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812’s final battle in Canada, the Battle of Malcolm’s Mills. It is located on Parliament Hill, Ottawa—just…

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