People of the War of 1812

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  • Portrait of First Lady Dolley Madison


    Men and women of all races and backgrounds contributed to the war effort

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  • Portrait of Isaac Brock


    From Canada to Australia, British subjects called six continents home. Few of these people were enthusiastic about the war.

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  • Portrait of the Prophet, Tenskatawa

    Indigenous Peoples

    Native people living on both sides of the American-Canadian border became reluctantly embroiled in the conflict

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