The Corps of Canadian Voyageurs maintained Britain's frontier during the War of 1812

Hind, Andrew
January 2006
Military History;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p66
This article focuses on the War of 1812. It ponders the reason why the War of 1812 is sometimes overlooked by historians and researchers. Also, it discusses the several key issues behind the decision of the U.S. to declare war against Great Britain in June 1812. The concerns expressed by Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe regarding the precariousness of the British position have been enumerated and explained.


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