War of 1812

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The War of 1812 Bicentennial Poster

Commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 with this art print poster. The poster features a timeline of political events" battles and dates of the War of 1812.

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WAR OF 1812
1812 Jun 1 - President James Madison recommends war on Britain over sailor’s rights & support of western frontier tribes Jun 4-18 - House of Representatives & Senate pass war bill Jun 19 - President Madison Declares War or Great Britain Jun 23 - Battle: USS President vs. HM Frigate Belvidera Jul 12 - U.S. invades Upper Canada from Detroit Jul 17 - Battle: British capture Fort Michilimackinac Aug 5 - Battle of Brownstown Aug 8 - Battle of Maguaga Aug 15 - Fort Dearborn massacre Aug 16 - Battle: British forces capture Fort Detroit Aug 19 - Battle: USS Constitution vs. HM Frigate Guerriere Sept 3 - Battle: Indian attack at Pigeon Roost Creek Sept 4 - Battle: Indians attack Fort Harrison Sept 5 - Battle: Indians attack Fort Madison Sept 6 - Battle: Indians attack Fort Wayne Sept 16 - Battle: Toussiant Island St. Lawrence River Sept 21 - Battle: Village of Gananoque in the Thousand Islands Oct 9 - Battle: Two British schooners captured & skirmish at Fort Erie Oct 13 - Battle: Queenston Heights Nov 27 - Battle: U.S. attacks fortifications of Fort Erie Nov 28 - Battle: U.S. invasion at Frenchman’s Creek repulsed Dec 18 - Battle: Mississnewa Dec 26 - Royal Navy blockade Chesapeake & Delaware Bays 1813 Jan 19 - Skirmish at the River Raisin Jan 22 - Battle: Frenchtown Jan 23 - Massacre of U.S. wounded at River Raisin Feb 6 - Battle: U.S. raid on Brockville" St. Lawrence River Feb 22 - Battle: British capture Ogdensburg" NY Mar 30 - British naval blockade extended" Long Island to Mississippi Apr 15 - U.S. army occupies West Florida Apr 27 - Battle: U.S. troops attack & burn York (Capital of Upper Canada) May 25-27 - Battle: Fort George May 29 - British fail to capture Sacket’s Harbor Jun 1 - Battle: H.M.S. Shannon defeats U.S.S. Chesapeake Jun 6 - Battle: Stoney Creek Jun 7 - Battle: British victory at 40 Mile Creek Jun 22 - Skirmish at Norfolk Jun 24 - Capture of U.S. forces at Beaver Dams Jul 8 - Battle: Ball’s Farm Jul 11 - British raid on Blackrock Jul 20 - U.S. victory at Goose Creek Jul 27 - Battle: Burnt Corn Jul 31 - Battle: Burlington Heights Aug 2 - British attack Fort Stephenson Aug 8 - U.S.S. Hamilton & Scourge sunk Aug 30 - Attack at Fort Mims Sept 9 - Battle: British Fleet on Lake Erie defeated Oct 1 - U.S. army cross frontier south of Montreal Oct 5 - Battle: Thames Oct 25 - Battle at Chateauguay Nov 3 - Battle of Tallushatchee Nov 9 - Battle of Talladega Nov 11 - Battle Chrysler rm Dec 10 - U.S. abandons Fort George" burn town of Niagara-on-the-Lake Dec 18-19 - Battle: British capture Fort Niagara capture & burn Lewiston Dec 20 - British lay waste to East Niagara River area Dec 31 - British capture Blackrock 1814 Jan 22 - Battle of Emuckfau Jan 24 - Battle of Enotachopco Mar 27 - Battle of Horseshoe Bend May 6 - British capture Oswego May 30 - British blockade extended to New England May 31 - Battle: U.S. victory at Sacket Harbor Jul 13 - Battle: U.S. capture Fort Erie Jul 5 - Battle: U.S. defeat British at Chippewa Jul 18 - U.S. troops burn St. Davids Jul 19 - British capture La Prairie du Chien Jul 25 - Battle: Lundy Lane Aug 8 - Peace negotiations Ghent" Britain offers peace terms Aug 9 - U.S. & Creek nation sign Treaty of Fort Jackson Aug 13-14 - British siege of Fort Erie Aug 24 - British Burn Washington Sept 11 - Battle: Plattsburg" Lake Champlain Sept 13-14 - Siege of Fort McHenry (Battle of Baltimore) - Star Spangled Banner Sept 17 - British assault fails at Fort Erie Dec 24 - Treaty of Ghent: End of War 1815 Jan 8 - Battle of New Orleans Feb 8 - News of Peace first arrives in North America

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