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    Burning of Washington River Tour

    Steve Vogel, author of Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks that Saved the Nation, told the story of the August 24, 1814, burning of Washington, D.C., during a river tour with his…

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    200th Anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg and the Burning of Washington, DC

    Panelists commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg and the burning of Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812. On August 24, 1814, British soldiers defeated American…

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    Burning of Washington

    Anthony S. Pitch, author of The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814, talked about the attack during the War of 1812 that led to the only foreign occupation of the U.S.…

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    Maryland and The War of 1812

    Alexandra Deutsch spoke about the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore and its War of 1812 collection. The collection includes Francis Scott Key’s original manuscript of…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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    Book Discussion on America's First Crisis

    Robert Watson, American studies professor at Lynn University, talked about his book, America’s First Crisis: The War of 1812, in which he presents a history of the War of 1812. In his…

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    U.S. Navy and the Battle of New Orleans

    Historian Gene Allen Smith talked about the role of the American Navy during the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. He described the history of the Navy leading up the battle, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Internal Enemy

    Alan Taylor talked about his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, in which he recounts the impact that slaves in Virginia had on the War of 1812. In his book,…

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    African Americans and the War of 1812

    Historian Gene Allen Smith talked about the experiences of African Americans during the War of 1812, and the choice many faced between joining the U.S. or the British, who offered to free…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British Invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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    Virginia during the War of 1812

    Stuart Butler talked about Virginia during the War of 1812, and how the state’s militia organized and defended Virginia against British attack. He highlighted various assaults…

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    International Conference on the War of 1812

    Two historians talked about the War of 1812. Donald Graves rejected the established reasoning for the British burning of Washington, D.C., arguing that the burning of Canadian towns by…

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    Panel Discussion on Maryland in 1812

    Ralph Eshelman, co-author of In Full Glory Reflected and James H. Johnston, author of From Slave Ship to Harvard, talked about Maryland during the War of 1812. Maryland State Archivist…

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    War of 1812 Causes and Consequences

    Historians talked about the causes and consequences of the War of 1812. The panel was part of a War of 1812 Bicentennial Symposium hosted by the Citadel and the Old Exchange Building in…

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    Charleston and the War of 1812

    Archivist and musicologist Nicholas Butler talked about the military and social history of Charleston, South Carolina, beginning in 1776 when it was first attacked by the…

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    Negative Effects of the War of 1812

    Historian Alan Taylor, author of The Civil War of 1812, spoke about how the War of 1812 affected many Native American tribes in the South.  He spoke at a War of 1812 Bicentennial…

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    Main Poc and the War of 1812

    History professor R. David Edmunds spoke about the biography and legacy of Main Poc, a Native American Potawatomi leader who spent much of his life fighting against American…

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    War of 1812 in Art and Memory

    Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was…

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    Roots of the War of 1812

    Bard College History Professor Christian Ayne Crouch talked about the roots of the War of 1812, which she traced back to the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and Indian War) in…

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    Book Discussion on 1812

    Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism, in which she examines the affect the War of 1812 had on…

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