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People Of War- Sir Isaac Brock and John Strachan
Transcript of People Of War- Sir Isaac Brock and John Strachan
Sir Issac Brock and John Strachan
Sir Issac Brock was born in 1769 on the small island of Gurnsey,one of the British channel islands, England.
All about Sir Issac Brock
Sir Issac Brock's Job
The War of 1812
Brock did not live for long He died in October 1812
He wore his best uniform, which identified him as a commanding officer, an American sniper shot him in the chest and he soon died
Despite His death,his troops still went on to win the battle
Without his help,upper Canada would have been part of the U.S.A
He was a intelligent and energetic person
The Death of Sir Issac Brock
His family was very rich but he wasn't expected to get much as he was the 8th son
He joined the military at age 15, and remained a solider his whole life
He served in the West Indies and Europe before coming to North America
Sir Issac Brock was sent to Canada in 1802 for the first time
He showed that with with determination and planning, it would be possible to defeat the Americans.
After his invasion in July, general Hull had retreated from Sandwich to Detroit because of supply problems. then
Brock joined forces with Tecumeseh to plan an attack on
the American Fort.
On August, 16th , Brock's colony approached Detroit from across the river.
He planned to capture Detroit because the were strong also the First Nations wanted the Americans gone.
In October, 1812 the Americans captured Queenston Heights
All about John Strachan
John Strachan was born on April 12,1778 at Aberdeen, Scotland
His family did not have much money and John was the youngest out of 6 children
He was unable to find a good living in Scotland, so he immigrated to Upper Canada in 1799 at the age of 21 and during the next 12 years he was a teacher and then became a priest
He was a tutor and teacher in Kingston,Canada
He was the first Bishop of Toronto
He got married in 1807 and had 9 children
The War of 1812
During the war of 1812 he was the chaplain for the troops
The American soldiers were looting and burning John Strachan was the only leader to step forward and meet with the American General
He negotiated the surrender of York with better terms for its citizens
After the War
Strachan ,found,and lead the Loyal
and Patriotic Society.
It raised funds to help disable military
and their families.
His long life was devoted to
He died at the age of 89 on
November 1 1867 in Toronto
Brocks job was defend the colonys
ability to defend itself especially
against the __________.
In ______ he became the head of
In October,1812 he captured __________ ___________.
Without his help Upper Canada would
easily be a part of the __________.
John was the _______ son .
Strachan was the only _________ to step forward and meet with the American General .
John died at the age of ______.
He was a teacher and then became a _________.
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Interesting Facts about Sir Issac Brock
Brock was assigned to go to Lower Canada but he commanded that he wanted to go to Upper Canada
When he went to Canada in 1802 Brock was not exited about
In 1810 he was in command of defenses in Montreal
In 1811 he became head of the British Forces.
Brock's job was to improve the colony's ability to defend
itself especially against the U.S.A
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Sir Issac Brock
The early victory built support to Britain, also the mood in upper canada improved
with this victory happening now more people belevied that they could now beat the Americans
This victory also started to show Brock as a strong military leader.
John Strachan's Job
John Starchan used to be a teacher but soon changed his career and became a angilican preist.
in May 1803 strachan accepted orders in the church of England. In 1812 he was made rector of York (Toronto) and chaplain of the troops.
By the end of the war of 1812 he was rewarded and in 1817 he became a full member.
In 1820 Strachan became a member as well of the legeslative council.
Most of Strachans life and work was dedicated to education
He is best known as a political bishop who held many government positions and promoted education from common schools to helping to found the University of Toronto.
in 1827 Strachan had gotten a royal charter for the founding of the university of kings college. Unfortunetly in 1840 strachan had to oppose a number of govermental plans to securilize the Univercity in and finally lost the struggle in 1850.
He finally began to plan a new
Univercity which would be under the
control of the church of England
which was called Trinity College
Interesting Facts about John Strachan
As a boy, he earned a reputation as a keen student and an exceptional swimmer and boxer
When he was 15, he followed three of his brothers into service in the british army.
He served in a number of locations before settling in Canada
After Detroit, the main american threat existed
in Niagra and Brock knew he would go to fight
his final battle.
There is a limestone monument of Brock in
Queenston Heights parks in Niagra Falls