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Learn the history behind a conflict that helped shape Canada into the nation it is today through the perspectives of the four central participants: Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Native Americans.

The Canadian War Museum will mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812—a momentous event in Canadian history—with one of the largest and most innovative exhibitions it has ever produced. 1812 will weave together multiple perspectives on the conflict to produce a dramatic new account of the war.

1812 will examine the causes and conduct of the war from the perspective of each of the four central participants: Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Native Americans. It will offer visitors a richer and deeper understanding of a conflict that helped shape Canada into the nation it is today.

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Officer's Coatee, Major General Sir Isaac Brock
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The hole left by the American musket ball that killed Isaac Brock is clearly visible on the chest of his coat.

 

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TD Bank Group

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