Canadian Success During The War Of 1812

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Canadian Success in the War of 1812 The War of 1812 is a war that stemmed from the Napoleonic wars in Europe into North America. It is a result of conflict between America and Britain and is now something that has left a mark on both American and Canadian history. For the Americans it is something that they are ashamed of and tend not to think about too much, but for the Canadians it has much more meaning. Some historians believe that this event, this success, is what sent Canada on its way to separating from Britain and becoming its own nation. The success of Canada in this war can be attributed to the leadership abilities of men such as Sir Isaac Brock and Tecumseh, the unity of Upper and Lower Canada as well as the need and want to fight on the behalf of citizens of these colonies. The good leadership, the unity of the colonies and the desire to defend themselves are the reasons for Canada’s success in the defense of their homeland and the defeat of the Americans in the War of 1812. The leadership abilities of the Canadian military men are what truly inspired the colonies of Upper and Lower Canada in the battle against America. In particular Sir Isaac Brock and Tecumseh were two men who, through both their courage and battle tactics encouraged and inspired the fight in the citizens in both colonies. Sir Isaac Brock was the commander of the British forces in Canada at the time of the war and was not entirely happy with his position in Canada due to the fact that he

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