Add this Event to Calendar 05/20/2021 07:00 PM 05/20/2021 08:00 PM Legacy of the War of 1812 through the 19th Century on Facebook Live

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Learn about the role of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh in the War of 1812, his legacy in terms how American history views him and why so many places are named after him with retired educator and park ranger Ron Jones.  Find out about the “immediate” legacy of this war, which includes the war giving national identity to Americans and Canadians and the national anthem as a result of the battle at Ft. McHenry.  Explore the rise of the Cotton Kingdom, the Monroe Doctrine, Manifest Destiny and the Spanish-American War (1898). 

 



Contact: Chuck Harpst (517) 423-2238 charpst@tecumsehlibrary.org
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