A New Nation

Spanning the decades between the end of the American Revolution and the end of the War of 1812 (approximately 1783-1815), this period saw the laying of the foundation for A New Nation, including the drafting of the the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.

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Battle of Queenston Heights during War of 1812

War of 1812

The War of 1812 (1812–1815) was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies. Historians in Britain often see it as a minor theatre of the Napoleonic Wars; in the United States and Canada, it is seen as a war in its own right. Wikipedia Learn more about the …Read More