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Subject > Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications

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Type: Document
Description: This page explains the factors that led to the huge losses of aboriginal land to colonial expansion during and after the War of 1812.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A brief history of this National Historic Site located on St. Joseph Island from the time the fort was constructed in 1797 until archaeological work was done in the 1970s. From a military standpoint, Fort St. Joseph played a defensive role - its primary purpose being to protect the fur trade from the Americans. Its role in the War of 1812 is also examined.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Outlines the conditions that precipitated the American Revolution - the Revolution's outcome; the exodus of the remaining Loyalists from the United States to Canada; the disputes American troops have with First Nations; the emancipation of American slaves; Jay's Treaty; British ship Leopard' fires on American Chesapeake' in 1809; and other events.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In 1794, Jay's Treaty laid down the current borders for Canada and United States. British troops were given two years to vacate Mackinac, Detroit, Fort Niagara, Oswego, and Oswegatchie. As a result, Fort St Joseph, Fort Malden, and Fort George were quickly constructed to defend against the new American fortified positions on the waterways.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The archeological research project currently underway at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site of Canada began in June 2005. The final exploratory campaign was conducted in the summer of 2007. The three digs confirmed the site's historical significance. Many architectural remains were excavated:
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This historic site celebrates the rich communications and military history of Signal Hill and sits amidst a spectacular view of St. John's and the sea.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In 1793, at the outbreak of war between Britain and revolutionary France, harbour batteries were hastily erected to secure Halifax from attack by sea. In the 19th century York Redoubt and the Citadel used signal flags to keep each other informed of ships' movements. During the First World War, the site was used as barracks for assigned infantry and for troops waiting to go overseas. Early in the Second World War, the Redoubt was the nerve centre for harbour defences, and included an anti-submarine net. York Redoubt remained in military use until 1956.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Lesson plan for teaching the factors that led up to the War of 1812. The War of 1812's origins are embedded in the Loyalist years 1776 - 1811 and much of the bitterness of the War of 1812 was a result of the treatment Loyalists received during the American revolution.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The governor's influence extended locally, regionally and across the continent.
Site: Parks Canada
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In 1763, France lost Canada to England. Henceforth, British governors presided over the colony on behalf of the English king
Site: Parks Canada
 
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