War of 1812

Mr. Madison’s War

Brief follow-up to my post on the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was sometimes known as Mr.Madison’s War because he was President when we declared war on Britain. In those days Congress had to declare war, not so much anymore. Madison feared giving the executive branch of government too much power just as […]

War of 1812, An Almost Forgotten War

This link has to do with ¬†Battlefield Archaeology.¬†It deals with an unknown incident during the War of 1812. In fact, the War of 1812 is relatively unknown even in the US where it was fought. It’s a bigger deal in Canada since the US took the opportunity to invade Canada. The attempt was a disaster. […]