The War of 1812
Why canada remembers
whY ONLY CANADA REMEMBERS
The war of 1812 was full of tragic and victorious events for Canadians. This war was where Canada's greatest heroes held their victory. Without our soldiers fighting for our own rights and land, we wouldn't be the peaceful country that we are now. So of course, Canadians would remember how their country evolved.
Laura Secord, wife of James Secord who was found shot in the battlefield. Laura rescued her husband and shortly after, the American army demanded to eat dinner at Secord's home. Laura Secord overheard a plan for attack on the Beaver Dams, and attacking James Fitzgibbon, head officer of the Dams.
Tecumseh believed that land did not belong to any human being or tribe. In August, the American army invaded the nation's 'property' of land (which is Detroit in present- day.) Sir. Isaac Brock made an alliance with Tecumseh and fought against Detroit and their leader, William Hull. Tecumseh was shot and killed on October 5, 1813.
Sir. Isaac Brock
Sir. Isaac Brock was in battle for Upper Canada. He worked on trying to getting all the troops to work together and then fight the battle. He then heard the american troops approaching his army and made an attack. On October 13, 1812 he held victory for the battle of Queenston Heights but he was killed.
Evolve (past tense: evolved)- Develop gradually from nothing to something
Approximately 1,600 british soldiers were killed while they were in action, 3,670 were wounded and 3,321 died from disease.
Alliance- a union or association formed for mutual benefit between countries or organizations