War of 1812
for Kids



graphic from Smithsonian

The War of 1812 website
   http://www.warof1812.ca/
    War of 1812 Web Site from Military Heritage- army life, battles, equipment and uniforms
        About the war

Information about the War of 1812 -
   http://www.history.navy.mil/news-and-events/multimedia-gallery/infographics/history/war-of-1812.html
   http://pride2.org/education/war-of-1812-history/

Timelines of the War of 1812
   https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/war-1812-timeline
   http://americanhistory.about.com/od/warof1812/a/war-of-1812-timeline.htm
   http://www.pbs.org/wned/war-of-1812/home/
   http://www.warof1812.ca/1812events.htm
   https://usdaughters1812.org/war-of-1812-timeline-mobile/
 
The War of 1812 from 42explore - http://www.42explore.com/1812war.htm  

Key Events and Causes of the War of 1812 listed in chart form
   
http://faculty.polytechnic.org/gfeldmeth/chart.1812.html
  Outline -
http://faculty.polytechnic.org/gfeldmeth/lec.1812.html

Battles of the War of 1812
- http://www.historycentral.com/1812/Index.html
    http://1812battles.com/home.html
    http://www.robinsonlibrary.com/america/unitedstates/1783/1809/1809/warof1812.htm
   

War of 1812 from Social Studies for Kids - http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/warof1812.htm 

Information Please encyclopedia article
   http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/war-1812.html

War of 1812 from the Netherlands
   http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/history-2005/the-formation-of-a-national-government/war-of-1812.php

Old Ironsides - https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/old-ironsides-history-americas-ship-state
                https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/old-ironsides-earns-its-name
                https://www.nps.gov/bost/learn/historyculture/ussconst.htm
                https://seahistory.org/sea-history-for-kids/old-ironsides/

A Sailor's Life for Me - http://www.asailorslifeforme.org/ironsides.php

The Roles Women Played in War of 1812
   http://members.tripod.com/umbrigade/articles/women.html


The Star Spangled Banner: http://americanhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/pdf/ssb_lyrics.pdf
    Information about the national anthemn:
       http://americanhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/a-moment-of-triumph.aspx
            https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-behind-the-star-spangled-banner-149220970/
       https://www.history.com/topics/19th-century/the-star-spangled-banner
       http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/

 Fort McHenry - About -
      https://www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm
      https://www.battlefields.org/learn/war-1812/battles/fort-mchenry

      http://web.archive.org/web/20070704104634/www.bcpl.net/~etowner/patriot.html

 The Real Story - Read the myths and the realities and compare the stories
      https://www.freep.com/story/news/2016/07/01/national-anthem-star-spangled-banner/86592372/


Lesson Plans:

       PBS Lesson Plans - https://nhpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/the-war-of-1812/

      National Park Service - https://www.nps.gov/subjects/warof1812/upload/Lesson-Plans-By-Grade.pdf


             More - https://www.lessonplanet.com/teachers/turning-point-in-historythe-war-of-1812
                               https://nhpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/bcd8f4a2-3368-47d0-b442-344fa91636aa/multiple-perspectives-of-the-war-of-1812/

         War of 1812 Webquests
          
http://www.lkdsb.net/TEAS/Webquests/1812Webquest/war_of_1812.htm   
          
http://www.aacps.org/aacps/boe/instr/curr/comed/es/webquest/1812/indexjh.html

          
http://www.iron.k12.ut.us/schools/cms/Teachers/Kirmeyer/1812quest/1812.htm
           http://teacher.scholastic.com/webquest/ushist/war1812.htm
  

       Baltimore and the War of 1812 Lesson Plans - https://www.nps.gov/fomc/learn/education/lessonplansandteacherguides.htm
           http://americanflagfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/BaltimoreandtheWarof18121.pdf
           https://www.mdhs.org/sites/default/files/Lesson-%20St%20Michaels%20and%20the%20War%20of%201812_0.pdf
          
http://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/pdf/The_Star-Spangled_Banner_Fact_or_Fiction(PrinterFriendly).pdf

       ProTeacher Lesson Plans - http://www.proteacher.com/090100.shtml

Edsitement Lesson Plans for War of 1812 -
   http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/oh-say-can-you-see-what-star-spangled-banner-means
   http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/davy-crockett-tall-tales-and-history
   http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/president-madisons-1812-war-message-brief-overview
   http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/president-madisons-1812-war-message-documentary-review
   https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/president-madisons-1812-war-message-answers-lead-more-questions
   http://edsitement.neh.gov/curriculum-unit/president-madisons-1812-war-message  

More Lesson Plans for the War of 1812 - http://www.eds-resources.com/edhist.htm#warof1812


Star Spangled Banner Project - http://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/pdf/SSB_History_Overview.pdf
The War of 1812 lessons - http://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/the-war-of-1812.aspx

War of 1812
http://faculty.polytechnic.org/gfeldmeth/lec.1812.html


    Weapons used in the War of 1812
        http://www.warof1812.ca/weapons.html

    Jean Lafitte, the pirate, played a role in the War of 1812
       http://jeanlafitte.net/
 
    Pirates Page from Mrs. Mitchell
       http://www.kathimitchell.com/pirates.html

**Quiz yourself on what you know about the War of 1812-**
Two quizzes ( general and expert) are available
    http://www.warof1812.ca/1812quiz.htm


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