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War of 1812 Educational Resources

Here is a selection of educational resources related to the War of 1812. If you are aware of other relevant links that you'd like to suggest, please let me know.

1812 History: Teaching Resources
Contains several well-written lesson plans relevant to Ontario's curriculum.
Canadian History Lesson Plans
President Madison's War Message
Parks Canada Teacher Resource Centre: The War of 1812
Why War? The War of 1812 PowerPoint on CD
War of 1812 Challenge Game on CD
U.S. History Puzzles
Includes a few puzzles relating to the War of 1812.
1812.gc.ca: Teacher's Corner
Includes several lesson plans and other teaching material for lessons about the War of 1812.
Fort Dearborn in Five Minutes
A brief, Creative Commons-licenced video giving an overview of Fort Dearborn in the War of 1812 in the context of other events, with a short suggested homework assignment.
Bargain books
Inexpensive bargain books about the War of 1812 at bookcloseouts.com.
Feeding the Neighbouring Enemy: Mennonite Women in Niagara during the War of 1812 by Jonathan Seiling (ISBN 9780988099302)
This children's book provides a perspective of the war usually not examined, from that of adherents of pacifist religions. Available to purchase, or to borrow at no charge within Canada, from the Mennonite Church Canada.
War of 1812 Postcards
Published by the Canadian Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, these six postcards highlighting native contributions (as well as a poster) are available free of charge to Canadian residents.