Neatorama Posts Tagged "War of 1812"
The Flee the British 5K--A Burning of Washington-Themed Footrace...

(Photo: Miki J./National Geographic)As I've mentioned before, last Sunday marked the two hundredth anniversary of the burning of Washington by British troops.To mark the occasion, some Americans in Washington, D.C. condu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/29/The-Flee-the-British-5K-A-Burning-of-Washington-Themed-Footrace/
In 1815, The US Tried to Build the Largest Warship in the World on Lake Ontario

USS New OrleansWe are now in the midst of the bic...  ...e are now in the midst of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 . I find this war fascinating and my interest has led me to write n...  ...KinUSA) August 24, 2014 One of my more popular War...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/26/In-1815-The-US-Tried-to-Build-the-Largest-Warship-in-the-World-on-Lake-Ontario/
200 Years Ago Today: The Burning of Washington, D.C....

(Mural by Allyn Cox, U.S. Department of State)Two...  ...struggle against the British Empire known as the War of 1812 . For the new republic, the stakes were profoundly...  ...Clay, hoped to conquer part or all of Canada, the War of 1812...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/24/200-Years-Ago-Today-The-Burning-of-Washington-DC/
In 1814, This Massive Warship Cruised Lake Ontario

This is a painting of HMS St. Lawrence. With 112 g...  ...S St. Lawrence. With 112 guns, it was the largest warship ever seen on the Great Lakes and the largest Roya...  ...Wellington stated that what Britain needed in the war against the United States was not a huge army, bu...  ...p from Mahan's Sea Power and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/In-1814-This-Massive-Warship-Cruised-Lake-Ontario/
How a Road in Canada Was Named after a Pillaged American Town...

(Photo: Dalhousie University)Dalhousie University...  ...to bring about victory over the Americans in the War of 1812 . Among them was an invasion of eastern Maine in t...  ...aritimes. 3. to punish the Americans for going to war .Meanwhile, the rest of the British offensives e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/How-a-Road-in-Canada-Was-Named-after-a-Pillaged-American-Town/
Fort Blunder: The Fort That America Accidentally Built in Canada...

(Photo: Squelle)The War of 1812 ended in a draw between the United States and Bri...  ...cularly in the second half of 1814. So after the war , President Madison vowed to strengthen the countr...  ...y capabilities.In both the American Revolutionary *strong class="matched-k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Fort-Blunder-The-Fort-That-America-Accidentally-Built-in-Canada/
The "Rockets' Red Glare" in The Star Spangled Banner Refers Specifically to These Things...

(Photo: Science Museum)Two hundred years ago, the...  ...ain were locked in a savage struggle known as the War of 1812 . After Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated in 1814, Brit...  ...Congreve.Congreve had served in the Anglo-Mysore War in India and had witnessed the Mysorean forces u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/14/The-Rockets-Red-Glare-in-The-Star-Spangled-Banner-Refers-to-These-Things/
Oliver Hazard Perry Sideburns Contest...

September 10th will mark the 200th anniversary of...  ...f Lake Erie, an American naval victory during the War of 1812 . The American commander at that battle was the ga...  ...rs," said Frezza, 50, adding that he's a longtime War of 1812...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/08/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Sideburns-Contest/
War of 1812 Chess Set

Here's an appropriate chess set to mark the bicent...  ...opriate chess set to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom....  ...lina, crafted this set inspired by the August 19, 1812 battle between the USS Constitution and HMS Gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/24/War-of-1812-Chess-Set/
The Funeral for the Last American Veteran of the War of 1812

(Video Link) Though he was only fourteen year...  ...e of 105. He was the last American veteran of the War of 1812 , so his funeral was a major public event in New Y...  ...ral procession, featuring veterans from the Civil War and Spanish-American *strong class="matched-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/27/the-funeral-for-the-last-american-veteran-of-the-war-of-1812/
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