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War of 1812

The library database Student Resources in Context is a great starting point for your research on the War of 1812.  
From this one database you 
will find informational articles, and primary sources.  You may need to enter the special laker password to access.  

Student Resources in Context  now works with Google Drive.  You will be able to highlight information, save the citation, and send notes right to your drive.  
Once in the database, just sign in using your Silver Lake email.

Another database to start with is ABC-CLIO.  This database provides informational articles and primary sources.  You will need to enter the Silver Lake username and password to use this resource.  All passwords are available using this link and entering the standard laker password.


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See Ms. Redding or your Social Studies Teacher for the coupon code.

Click the orange box that says "Sign in with Google" and use the Silver Lake 
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1812 - Walter R. Borneman
Call Number: 973.52 BOR
ISBN: 0060531126
Publication Date: 2004-10-05
In June 1812 the still-infant United States had the audacity to declare war on the British Empire. Fought between creaking sailing ships and armies often led by bumbling generals, the ensuing conflict featured a tit-for-tat "You burned our capital, so we'll burn yours" and a legendary battle unknowingly fought after the signing of a peace treaty.



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War of 1812
Call Number: eBook
ISBN: 0787655740
Publication Date: 2002-01-11
This concise new resource covers the War of 1812 by providing a detailed overview of the period and the major players involved in the conflict. The volume explores the causes of the war, key battles, the role of the U.S. Navy, the American plan to conquer Canada, the success of the U.S.S. Constitution ("Old Ironsides") and more.


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