Resources

View all of the sites listed under your selected topic, battle or event of the War of 1812, reading all pertinent information carefully. Be sure to take notes as suggested and to write down the bibliography information of the citation on your information sheet. Don’t forget to look at the sites listed for general information as they can provide valuable resources too.

Guide To Reading Historical Documents
Student's Research Journal Log

The Burning of Washington City
http://www.tc-solutions.com/croom/1812.html
Battle of Baltimore/Fort McHenry
http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/~etowner/patriot.html
Photo of Fort McHenry
Frances Scott Key (information included in Battle at Fort McHenry)
http://www.bcpl.net/~etowner/anthem.html
See Teacher’s music of National Anthem
See Print resource list

The Battle on Lake Erie
http://www.brigniagara.org/battle.htm
Photo of the U.S. Brig Niagara - Oliver Hazard Perry’s ship - little print information
See Print resource list
Oliver Hazard Perry - commander of the U.S. Brig Niagara

The Battle of New Orleans
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/aj7/about/bio/jackxx.htm
Check out item #7 "A National Hero - The Battle of New Orleans,
Winter 1814-1815"

Impressment of American Sailors
http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/background/amer_impress.html
See Print Resources

Causes of the War
http://library.thinkquest.org/22916/excauses.html

War Hawks of 1812
http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/background/amer_warhawk.html
See Print Resources

James Madison
http://www.jmu.edu/madison/center/index.htm
See Print Resources

Hartford, Conn. Convention
http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/h/hartfordc1.asp
See Print Resources

The Land Battle of Baltimore - Battle of North Point
http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/~etowner/patriot.html
You will reach a wonderful menu - click on Battle of North Point
See Print Resources

Battle of Tippecanoe
http://www.wvec.k12.in.us/battle/associat.html
See Print Resources

Outline of the War
http://home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/lec.1812.html


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