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10 things you didn’t know about the War of 1812, featuring Uncle Sam!

An unknown artist depicts the burning of Washington on August (Artist unknown ) The British View the War of 1812 Quite Differently Than Americans Do- page 2

This excellent activity uses 4 websites to help your students better understand the causes, events, and outcomes of the War of 1812. Each website is unique and includes great animated videos, primary sources, historic videos, and simple text to tell the story of Impressment of US sailors, Uncle Sam, Tecumseh, and more. This is a great way to include technology into your class in a structured manner that will help students explore good, trustworthy websites about America's first war!

War of 1812 Webquest

War of 1812 Webquest This excellent activity uses 4 websites to help your students better understand the causes, events, and outcomes of the War of Each

ee Millere Picasso depois da libertação de Paris, Paris, França, 1944

SCOTLAND Lee Miller and Picasso Until 6 September Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Legacy of the Scots

As Americans somewhere sometime you came from immigrants and there is no prouder nation than the nation of Scotland who gave America some of their best men and women who came to the New World and carved a path for future generations.

WWII memorabilia -- Paris Souvenir Bracelet

WWII memorabilia -- Paris Souvenir Bracelet

Andrew Jackson, is interviewed by Jefferson Parish Public School students during the January 2010 Battle of New Orleans anniversary at Chalmette. Description from knoxnews.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans, pub. 1922 (colour litho), Yohn, Frederick Coffay (after) / Private Collection / The Stapleton Collection / Bridgeman Images

The Battle of Long Island, also known as theBattle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Brooklyn Heights, fought on August 27, 1776, was a defeat for the Continental Army under General George Washington and the beginning of a successful campaign that gave the British control of the strategically important city of New York. In the American Revolutionary Warit was the first major battle to take place after the United States declared independence in July 4, 1776. In terms of troop deployment and…

Battle of Philadelphia. The British had General Howe. The Americans had General Washington. The bad weather forced the Americans to retreat to Valley Forge. The British got to spend the winter in Philadelphia The Americans lost the battle.

Plan of New York by Bernard Ratzer a prominent British engineer cartographer and surveyor during French and Indian War and prior to the American Revolution

Plan of New York by Bernard Ratzer a prominent British engineer cartographer and surveyor during French and Indian War and prior to the American Revolution

"Gunfight at the outposts, 1812" by Victor Huen

Gunfight at the outposts, 1812

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