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Campaign of 1814 Battles in the Niagara Region

Type: Document

This is the main page for all charts for the 1814 campaign of the War of 1812, indicating command structure and battles . The first chart is linked to the same page and appears under coloured battle maps for 1814.

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1814 Time Lines

Type: Document

While it is called the War of 1812, many battles, raids, and skirmishes occurred in 1814. This time-line presents a brief description of the events of 1814 and the forces that were involved in both land and sea confrontations.

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This Week in History: Archives: The First Black Battalion in Canada

Type: Document

In January of 1998, Parks Canada introduced a weekly Web Site named This Week in History, which presents a variety of events that have shaped Canada’s past, present and future. These short texts are summaries, not complete histories, meant to entice the reader to explore Canadian history. Search by keyword or by title.

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Beaumont-Hamel National Historic Site of Canada : Parks Canada's 3-D Tours: Defence of Canada

Type: Interactive Resource

Parks Canada has provided a virtual doorway to explore Canada's national historic military sites. Online tours enable the user to travel to the sites of famous battles or view a famous building. Both virtual and text tours are available. The Newfoundland Memorial Site is located within the French commune of Beaumont-Hamel, at the northern end of the region of the Somme, some nine kilometres northeast of the town of Albert. Opened in 1925, the site commemorates Newfoundlanders who served in the First World War.

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Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site of Canada - Chronology of the Events Surrounding the Battle

Type: Document

This site provides a brief background of the events leading up to the Battle of Chateauguay. The body of the text is comprised of a chronology of battlefield positions and movements during the battle. Maps are provided to help the user better picture the action.

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Chart - 1813 Land Actions

Type: Document

This chart provides a calendar of the land battles, raids, and skirmishes that occurred along the Canadian/American border in 1813.

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1814 - U.S. Return to Niagara

Type: Document

During the Campaign of 1814, British military influence increased and native influence decreased. Even with this increased presence, British control at the mouth of the Niagara was threatened by a more disciplined American army.

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Beaumont-Hamel National Historic Site of Canada: The Price We Paid for Nationhood: Beaumont-Hamel and Vimy Ridge: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students are given a variety of sources to help them gain a better understanding of the First World War, and its significant effects on Canadian society and culture. The battlefields and monuments of Vimy Ridge and Beaumont-Hamel, both located in France, were officially declared National Historic Sites of Canada on April 9, 1997.

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Chart - 1814 Land actions

Type: Document

The land battles, raids, and skirmishes that occurred along the Canadian/American border in the year 1814 are listed month by month on this chart.

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Canadian Campaign in Italy: Commemoration of the National Significance of the Breaching of the Gothic Line

Type: Document

Stretching along the northern fringe of the Apennines from La Spezia in the west to Pesaro on the Adriatic, the heavily fortified Gothic Line was the last main German defensive position in Italy during the Second World War. It ensured Germany control of the agricultural and industrial resources of northern Italy.

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