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WAR OF 1812

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helen su

on 13 January 2014

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WAR OF 1812
What impact did the war have on canadian identity?
The impact that the war had on Canadian identity was that many people lived in the Upper area of Canada didn't consider themselves as Canadians. There was a big portion of Europeans had arrived in Canada to settle from the United States and had family and friends across the boarder.Either there were new comers to the land or First Nations peoples that did not identify with the newcomer's attempts to colonize.

Why did Tecumseh support the British in the war of 1812?
The Tecumseh supported the British in the war of 1812 because he wanted to protect his tribe and protect the British retreat because If the British won then they would leave their tribe alone.
What were the major causes of the war of 1812?
There were many major causes of the war of 1812. When Britain knew that some of the Americans were supporting the French, Britain took their warships and made a point to stop the American merchant ships to inspect them because Britain and France were enemies. When the Britain saw some men on board they captured them and forced them to work on the British warships.

In what ways did the Treaty of Ghent affect First Nations and members of the militia in colonial Canada?
Merchant- pertaining to or used for trade or commerce: a merchant ship.
Colonize- to establish a colony in; settle: England colonized Australia.
Portion- the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; share.-
There are many ways that the Treaty of Ghent affected First Nations and member of the militia in colonial Canada like when the British and the Americans met in Ghent to try to reach a peace agreement. On December 24, 1814 the Britain and the United States signed the Treaty of Ghent so that they could end the war of 1812. After they signed the Treaty everything went back to normal, they took back their own lands and lived in peace.
Militia- a military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency.
Have you ever wonder about the war of 1812? Well you're in luck because today I'm going to talk about the major causes, the impact on canadian identity, why the Tecumseh joined the British, and ways that the Treaty of Ghent affected First Nations and members of the militia in colonial Canada.
Tribe- any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc.
Treaty- a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.
Newcomers- a person or thing that has recently arrived
Warships- a ship built or armed for combat purposes
Retreat-the forced or strategic withdrawal of an army or an armed force before an enemy, or the withdrawing of a naval force from action.
Inspect-to look carefully at or over; view closely and critically
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