Grade Range: K-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 4/24/2013
This guide introduces teachers to resources on the Battle of Baltimore and the role the state of Maryland played in the War of 1812. Find short background information on the course of the war and its effects on citizens, suggested books for adults and children on 1812 history, and links to educational content from the National Park Service and other organizations.
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To fight Mexico, the United States had to mobilize, equip, and transport a large force, including...
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