Us map war of 1812. As a colony of great britain canada was swept up in the war of 1812 and was invaded several times by the americans. Government officials understood that british warships might be able to reach baltimore and other strategic maryland and virginia. When the war of 1812 began president james madison and other us. History of the society.
This section contains animated battles showing the sequence of events in battles during the war of 1812. Website of the society of the war of 1812 in the commonwealth of virginia. This page contains a map detailing the major battles of the vietnam war with related reading on the vietnam war. The weapons used in the war of 1812 were knives swords bayonets pistols muskets rifles cannons and to a lesser extent crude bombs.
The war of 1812 which lasted from 1812 to 1814 was a military conflict between the united states and great britain. The war of 1812 was a conflict fought between the united states the united kingdom and their respective allies from june 1812 to february 1815. The star spangled banner national historic trail is a 560 mile land and water route that tells the story of the war of 1812 in the chesapeake bay region. Among these different kinds of weapons muskets and rifles with bayonets were the most used and in fact were considered as the weapons that won the battles between these two opposing armies.