War of 1812 sentence example

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  • The most active period of his life is that of his command on the Lakes during the War of 1812.
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  • Thomas, and a monolithic shaft to the memory of General John Ellis Wool (1784-1869), who served with distinction in the War of 1812 and in the Mexican War, and in the Civil War commanded for a time the Department of Virginia.
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  • During the War of 1812 Vermont troops took part in the battles of Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Lake Erie and Plattsburgh; but the only engagement in the state itself was the defence of Fort Cassin (at the mouth of Otter Creek in the N.W.
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  • He was a school teacher in his native state, served during the War of 1812 in the Kentucky militia, and then settled in Missouri, where he worked as a schoolmaster and practised law.
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  • At the beginning of the War of 1812 he was in command of a flotilla at Newport, but was transferred (Feb.
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  • Rufus King's son, John Alsop King (1788-1867), was educated at Harrow and in Paris, served in the war of 1812 as a lieutenant of a cavalry company, and was a member of the New York Assembly in1819-1821and of the New York Senate in 1823.
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  • His political career began in earnest at the opening of the War of 1812.
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  • His diplomacy before the war of 1812 was less successful than that of Alexander, who skilfully ended his quarrel with Turkey and gained over to his side Sweden.
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  • During the War of 1812 the Indians under the lead of Tecumseh were again on the side of the British.
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  • In the War of 1812 Sackett's Harbor was an important strategic point for the Americans, who had here a naval station, Fort Tompkins, at the base of Navy Point, and Fort Volunteer, on the eastern side of the harbour.
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  • Mahan, Sea-Power in its Relation to the War of 1812 (2 vols., Boston, 1905); and William Kingsford, The History of Canada, vol.
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  • When the War of 1812 opened there were fully 600 seamen in the city, practically all of whom were engaged in privateering or in the regular naval service of the United States.
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  • During the War of 1812 a decisive victory was won by the American forces at Chalmette, near New Orleans, on the 8th of January 1815.
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  • (d) The Russian War of 1812 (Borodino and the retreat from Moscow).
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  • In the War of 1812 his ship the "United States" captured H.M.S.
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  • During the War of 1812 he was a major-general.
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  • As a member of the state Senate he supported the War of 1812 and drew up a classification act for the enrolment of volunteers.
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  • During the war of 1812 a British force occupied Bangor for several days (in September 1814), destroying vessels and cargoes.
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  • In the War of 1812 Whitehall was fortified and was a base of supplies for American operations against Canada.
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  • During the war of 1812 the Nantucket fleet was the only one active; it suffered severely during the war, and in the decade1820-1830Nantucket lost its primacy to New Bedford, whose fleet in 1840 was twice as large.
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  • Rhode Island, like the rest of New England, was opposed to the War of 1812 and the Mexican War.
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  • During the War of 1812 he was active in equipping and arming the New York militia.
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  • It was fired by the British during the War of 1812 and by the Confederates under General J.
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  • When the War of 1812 broke out he was captain of the U.S. frigate "Constitution" (44) and was on a mission to Europe carrying specie for the payment of a debt in Holland.
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  • His history of the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain, written when he was twentyfour years old, is still the standard history of that conflict, and his Winning of the West is probably the best work which has been written on American frontier life of the 19th century, a life that developed certain fundamental and distinctive American social and political traits.
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  • In the War of 1812 Fort Richmond was built at the Narrows and Fort Tompkins in the rear of it.
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  • In the War of 1812 Frederick, Havre de Grace, and Frenchtown were burned by the British; but particularly noteworthy were the unsuccessful movements of the enemy by land and by sea against Baltimore, in which General Robert Ross (c. 1766-1814), the British commander of the land force, was killed before anything had been accomplished and the failure of the fleet to take Fort McHenry after a siege of a day and a night inspired the song The Star-spangled Banner, composed by Francis Scott Key who had gone under a flag of truce to secure from General Ross the release of a friend held as a prisoner by the British and during the attack was detained on his vessel within the British lines.
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  • American War of 1812 >>
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  • During the War of 1812 he was of special service to the executive government and the citizens of the town when the American troops captured York and burned the public buildings.
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  • He was military agent in New Orleans in 1809-1810, was deputy quartermaster-general in April - July 1812, and was in active service in the War of 1812 as adjutant and inspector-general in the campaign against York (now Toronto), Canada, and in the attack on York on the 27th of April 1813 was in immediate command of the troops in action and was killed by a piece of rock which fell on him when the British garrison in its retreat set fire to the magazine.
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  • After the war of 1812 new outlets were found in all directions, and the I
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  • During the War of Independence and the War of 1812 it sent out many privateers.
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  • The First Distinctively Canadian Novel Was John Richardson'S (1796-1852) Wacousta (1832), A Stirring Tale Of The War Of 1812.
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  • When the war of 1812 broke out between Great Britain and the United States, Bainbridge was appointed to command the United States frigate "Constitution" (44), in succession to Captain Isaac Hull.
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  • As an ultra Federalist - he was a prominent member of the group known as the Essex Junto - he strongly opposed the purchase of Louisiana and the war of 1812.
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  • AMERICAN WAR OF 1812.
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  • - In his Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 Captain Mahan has given a careful account of the war by land and sea with reference to services.
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  • Assertions of the right and necessity of secession were frequent from the beginning; separatist conspiracies were rife in the West until 1812; various leaders in New England made threats of secession in1790-1796and 1800-18r5 - especially in 1803 on account of the purchase of Louisiana, in 1811 on account of the proposed admission of Louisiana as a state, and during the troubles ending in the War of 1812.
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  • For a short time during the War of 1812 against Great Britain, he was captain in the Third South Carolina Regiment.
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  • Salem was an important port after 1670, especially in the India trade, and Salem privateers did great damage in the Seven Years' War, in the War of Independence (when 158 Salem privateers took 445 prizes), and in the War of 1812.
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  • Ernest Cruikshanks has published numerous excellent studies on the Ontario section of the War of 1812.
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  • He served for three months, in 1810, as attorney-general of Illinois Territory, but soon returned to Kentucky, and during the War of 1812 he was for a time on the staff of General Isaac Shelby.
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  • In 1809 he served on the Danube, and in the Russian War of 1812 led a division, and afterwards a corps, of cavalry.
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  • Similar but less characteristic and less valuable undertakings were a Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812 (1868), and a Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America (3 vols.
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  • On the outbreak of the war of 1812 Brock had to defend Upper Canada against invasion by the United States.
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  • During the War of 1812 he served under General William Hull, whose surrender at Detroit he strongly condemned, and under General W.
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  • His relations with the British authorities in Canada after the War of 1812 were at times very trying, as these officials persisted in searching American vessels on the Great Lakes and in arousing the hostility of the Indians of the territory against the American government.
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  • Soon after the War of 1812 broke out, Lee, while helping to resist the attack of a mob on his friend, A.
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  • After the close of the War of 1812 the town grew rapidly and became an important commercial centre, owing to its river connexions and to the fact that the National (or Cumberland) Road crossed the Wabash here.
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  • From one point of view the battle of Tippecanoe may be regarded as the opening skirmish of the war of 1812.
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  • The town was twice sacked in the war of 1812.
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  • The embargo and non-intercourse laws from 1807 to 1812 were a severe blow to Maine's shipping, and in the War of 1812 Eastport, Castine, Hampden, Bangor and Machias fell into the hands of the British.
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  • The want of protection during the War of 1812 revived the question, and in 1816 the General Court in response to a great number of petitions submitted to a vote in the towns and plantations of the District the question: " Shall the legislature be requested to give its consent to the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts, and the erection of said District into a separate state?
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  • After the War of 1812 he relinquished his claim; and in 1819 the ground was bought from the United States government by Henry P. Rothrock, whose heirs are its owners.
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  • Here he grew up in the midst of majestic peace, which was but once broken, and that by an event which made a deep impression on him - the War of 1812.
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  • During the War of 1812 he served first as a lieutenant and afterwards as a captain of volunteers, and on the 22nd of October 1812 took part in the storming of the British post at St Regis, Canada.
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  • The city early became an important shipping centre; during both the War of Independence and the War of 1812 many privateers were sent out from it, and in the interval between these wars, the ship-owners of Baltimore had their share in the world's carrying trade, the ” Baltimore clippers " becoming famous.
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  • 1892); The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain (1897); and Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 (1905).
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  • British influences were still strong in the upper Mississippi valley and undoubtedly led Black Hawk and the chiefs of the Sauk and Fox confederacy to repudiate this agreement of 1804, and subsequently to enter into the conspiracy of Tecumseh and take part with the British in the war of 1812.
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  • Ridgely, Annals of Annapolis from 1649 until the War of 1812 (Baltimore, 1841); S.
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  • The period of greatest development of manufactures began after the war of 1812.
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  • Mahan, Sea-Power in its Relations to the War of 1812 (1905).
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  • Two examples: the Battle of New Orleans, fought after the treaty ending the War of 1812 was signed; and the Battle of Palmito Ranch, fought a month after the Civil War ended.
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  • The source of this contradiction lies in the fact that the historians studying the events from the letters of the sovereigns and the generals, from memoirs, reports, projects, and so forth, have attributed to this last period of the war of 1812 an aim that never existed, namely that of cutting off and capturing Napoleon with his marshals and his army.
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  • It is both a progressive college town and a port town with ties to many historical events, such as the Civil War and the War of 1812.
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  • The Federal Government granted land warrants for service in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Mexican War.
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  • See Roosevelt's War of 1812 (1882); and A.
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