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Raid On Alexandria
East CoastChesapeake Bay Alexandria Baltimore Hampden Fort Peter Great Lakes
Great Lakes
/ Saint Lawrence RiverLake Ontario 1st Sacket's Harbor York Fort George 2nd Sacket's Harbor Lake Erie Fort Oswego Lake Huron Lake ChamplainWest Indies / Gulf CoastLa Guaira 1st Fort Bowyer Action of 13 December 1814 Lake Borgne New Orleans Fort St
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Battle Of Lake Borgne
A battle is a combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment.[1] A battle with only limited engagement between the forces and without decisive results is sometimes called a skirmish. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategy, whereas battles take place on a level of planning and execution known as operational mobility.[2] German strategist Carl von Clausewitz
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John Rodgers (naval Officer, War Of 1812)
Quasi-WarAction of 9 February 1799First Barbary WarAction of 22 June 1803Little Belt Affair War of 1812 War of 1812 *Battle of Baltimore *Bombardment of Fort McHenry ("Rodgers' Bastion" on Hampstead Hill) Aegean CampaignRelations John Rodgers (son) William Ledyard Rodgers (grandson) John Rodgers (great-grandson) George Washington Rodgers (grandson) Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers (grandson)John Rodgers (July 11, 1772 – August 1, 1838) was a senior naval officer in the United States Navy who served under six Presidents for nearly four decades during its formative years in the 1790s through the late 1830s, committing the bulk of his adult life to his country. His service took him through many operations in the Quasi-War with France, both Barbary Wars in North Africa and the War of 1812 with Britain. As a senior officer in the young American navy he played a major role in the development of the standards, customs and traditions that emerged during this time
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Sinking Of HMS Peacock
Pavo cristatus Pavo muticus Afropavo
Afropavo
congensisThe peafowl include three species of birds in the genera Pavo and Afropavo
Afropavo
of the Phasianidae
Phasianidae
family, the pheasants and their allies. There are two Asiatic species: the blue or Indian peafowl
Indian peafowl
originally of the Indian subcontinent; and the green peafowl of Southeast Asia; and one African species, the Congo peafowl, native only to the Congo Basin. Male peafowl are known for their piercing call and their extravagant plumage. The latter is especially prominent in the Asiatic species, who have an eye-spotted "tail" or "train" of covert feathers which they display as part of a courtship ritual
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Battle Of Fort Peter
A battle is a combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment.[1] A battle with only limited engagement between the forces and without decisive results is sometimes called a skirmish. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategy, whereas battles take place on a level of planning and execution known as operational mobility.[2] German strategist Carl von Clausewitz
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James Monroe
James Monroe
James Monroe
(/mənˈroʊ/; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1817 to 1825. Monroe was the last president of the Virginia
Virginia
dynasty, and his presidency ushered in what is known as the Era of Good Feelings. Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, Monroe was of the planter class and fought in the American Revolutionary War. He was wounded in the Battle of Trenton
Battle of Trenton
with a musket ball to his shoulder
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Sinking Of HMS Reindeer
Cervus
Cervus
tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America,[3] is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, sub-Arctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia
Siberia
and North America.[2] This includes both sedentary and migratory populations. Rangifer herd size varies greatly in different geographic regions. The Taimyr herd of migrating Siberian tundra reindeer (R. t. sibiricus) in Russia
Russia
is the largest wild reindeer herd in the world,[4][5] with numbers varying between 400,000 and 1,000,000. What was once the second largest herd is the migratory boreal woodland caribou (R. t. caribou) George River herd in Canada, with former variations between 28,000 and 385,000
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland
Ireland
was a sovereign country in western Europe, the predecessor to the modern United Kingdom of Great Britain
Kingdom of Great Britain
and Northern Ireland. It was established on 1 January 1801 by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland. Britain financed the European coalition that defeated France in 1815 in the Napoleonic Wars. Britain, with its unsurpassed Royal Navy
Royal Navy
and British Empire, became the foremost world power for the next century. The Crimean War
Crimean War
with Russia and the Boer wars were relatively small operations in a largely peaceful century.[1] Rapid industrialisation that began in the decades prior to the state's formation continued up until the mid-19th century
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin)
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USS Essex Vs HMS Alert
East CoastChesapeake Bay Alexandria Baltimore Hampden Fort PeterGreat Lakes / Saint Lawrence RiverLake Ontario 1st Sacket's Harbor York Fort George 2nd Sacket's Harbor Lake Erie Fort Oswego Lake Huron Lake ChamplainWest Indies / Gulf CoastLa Guaira 1st Fort Bowyer Action of 13 December 1814 Lake Borgne New Orleans Fort St. Philip 2nd Fort BowyerPacific OceanJames Island Charles Island Nuku Hiva Downes Expedition Porter Expedition Typee Valley Valparaíso (capture of USS Essex) Seringapatam Mutiny Action of 9 May 1814A naval engagement between USS Essex and HMS Alert took place on 13 August 1812, in which the light frigate, USS Essex, 32 (commanded by Capt. David Porter, USN) encountered and captured the British sloop Alert, 20 (Captain T.L.P. Laugharne). With "so trifling a skirmish" Porter later said, Alert became the first American capture of the war. The duel itself lasted a mere eight minutes, during which Essex fired only one broadside
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Capture Of East India Company Ship Nautilus
East CoastChesapeake Bay Alexandria Baltimore Hampden Fort PeterGreat Lakes / Saint Lawrence RiverLake Ontario 1st Sacket's Harbor York Fort George 2nd Sacket's Harbor Lake Erie Fort Oswego Lake Huron Lake ChamplainWest Indies / Gulf CoastLa Guaira 1st Fort Bowyer Action of 13 December 1814 Lake Borgne New Orleans Fort St. Philip 2nd Fort BowyerPacific OceanJames Island Charles Island Nuku Hiva Downes Expedition Porter Expedition Typee Valley Valparaíso (capture of USS Essex) Seringapatam Mutiny Action of 9 May 1814The capture of East India Company
East India Company
brig Nautilus took place on 30 June 1815
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Battle Of Fort Oswego (1814)
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James Gordon (Royal Navy Officer)
Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB (6 October 1782 – 8 January 1869) was a Royal Navy
Royal Navy
officer. As a volunteer, he fought at the Battle of Groix, at the Battle of the Glorious First of June and at the Battle of Cape St Vincent during the French Revolutionary Wars and then, as a midshipman, served under Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson at the Battle of the Nile. Gordon became commanding officer of the 28-gun frigate HMS Mercury which took part of a hard-fought action between three British ships and the combined forces of a Spanish convoy, 20 gunboats and land artillery off the town of Rota during the Napoleonic Wars
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Alexandria, Virginia
Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966,[3] and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 155,810.[4] Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract to provide services to the federal government. One of Alexandria's largest employers is the U.S. Department of Defense
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Capture Of USS President
East CoastChesapeake Bay Alexandria Baltimore Hampden Fort Peter Great Lakes
Great Lakes
/ Saint Lawrence RiverLake Ontario 1st Sacket's Harbor York Fort George 2nd Sacket's Harbor Lake Erie Fort Oswego Lake Huron Lake ChamplainWest Indies / Gulf CoastLa Guaira 1st Fort Bowyer Action of 13 December 1814 Lake Borgne New Orleans Fort St. Philip 2nd Fort BowyerPacific OceanJames Island Charles Island Nuku Hiva Downes Expedition Porter Expedition Typee Valley Valparaíso (capture of USS Essex) Seringapatam Mutiny Action of 9 May 1814Post-treaty ratification battles of the War of 1812HMS Cyane and HMS Levant  · HMS Penguin  · EIC NautilusThe capture of USS President was one of many naval actions fought at the end of the War of 1812. The frigate USS President tried to break out of New York Harbor
New York Harbor
but was intercepted by a British squadron of four warships and forced to surrender
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