Inquiry Guide: War of 1812

The War of 1812: Inquiry Guide offers critical thinking exercises for students, by looking at history from a variety of perspectives using primary and secondary sources from the War of 1812.


Understanding the War of 1812 and its place in Canada’s history is an important part of a history student’s education. Being able to recognize the different perspectives, experiences, and outcomes that resulted from the War of 1812 is also important. The skills taught in this learning tool are meant to be useful to students throughout their study of history.

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