This idea web can be used to illustrate the causes and outcomes of the War of 1812, a conflict between the British and their former colonies in the United States. In the US and in Canada, this war is considered by many to be a defining moment in history. In Britain, it is viewed as a mere sideshow to the greater military struggle against Napoleon’s France. Nevertheless, the War of 1812 started the northern colonies on the road to the birth of Canada and marked the United States’ earliest appearance on the international stage as a world power.
Included in this file are a teacher’s master and a blank copy for students.