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    The War of 1812

    This education guide uses themes of perspective, identity, historical significance, legacy, and personalities to engage students with defining moments in Canadian history, international relations, and Aboriginal and multicultural history. This guide is made possible with generous support from TD Bank Group.

    Supplement: Activities

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    Aboriginal Peoples

    This guide is designed to complement Historica Canada’s War of 1812 guide and themed guides by offering an in-depth discussion of the role of Aboriginal communities in this significant conflict. This guide is made possible with generous support from the Government of Canada.

    Supplement: Map

    Supplement: Trading Card

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    Borders & Boundaries

    This guide is designed to complement Historica Canada’s War of 1812 guide and themed guides by offering an in-depth discussion of the importance of borders and geography to war.  This guide is made possible with generous support from the Government of Canada.

    Supplement: Map

    Supplement: Boundaries

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    Inquiry Guide

    The War of 1812: Inquiry Guide offers critical thinking exercises for students, by looking at history from a variety of perspectives using primary and secondary sources from the War of 1812.

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    Heritage Minute Learning Tool

    This learning tool complements Historica Canada’s Richard Pierpoint Heritage Minute by exploring his life and the experiences and contributions of Black soldiers in the War of 1812. This learning tool is made possible with generous support from the Government of Canada. For material not included in the print guide, click below.

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    The Battle of Queenston Heights

    This learning tool complements Historica Canada’s Queenston Heights Heritage Minute by exploring the contributions of First Nations warriors at the Battle of Queenston Heights in the War of 1812. This learning tool is made possible with generous support from the Government of Canada. For material not included in the print guide, click below.

    Supplement: Activities

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