The Legacy of the War of 1812

The Legacy of the War of 1812

by Lizann Flatt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778779667
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/28/2011
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1140L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

The reasons why the United States and Great Britain went to war in North America and how Canada got involved. Includes maps of North America at the time and battle sites of the war.

Chapter 1 The Treaty of Ghent 8

The warring nations reach an agreement to end the war but with many terms and conditions left to be decided upon later.

Chapter 2 Nationalism in the U.S.A. and Canada 18

Territorial changes resulting from the war shape North America and create the Canada and United States of today.

Chapter 3 In Search of Land and Freedom 26

The war leads to Native North Americans losing their land and being moved to reservations, while slavery continues unchecked in some parts of the continent.

Chapter 4 The Aftermath of the War 34

Steps are taken to define Canada's border, as Great Britain pulls out of North America territorially but not politically.

Glossary 42

Chronology 44

More Information and Websites 45

Bibliography 46

Index 47

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