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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1812

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Related Literary Events
Joel Barlow died.

Louisiana, the first state formed out of the Louisiana Purchase, is admitted to the Union.

James Madison is re-elected president.

U.S. declares war on Britain, starts War of 1812.

Under the pseudonym 'George Baker' Lucy Brewer joins the U.S. Marines.

Battle of Queenston.

USS Constitution defeats HMS Guerrière.

General William Hull surrenders at Detroit.

British government revokes orders in Council.

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