Course detail: OSH168 - Men and Women of the Early American Republic
Like all conflicts, the War of 1812affected the social and politicaldevelopment of its participantsand their people: the U.S., Britain,Canada and the native tribesof North America. This courseexamines the fascinating livesof some of its better-knownparticipants, including Tecumseh,James and Dolly Madison, andAndrew Jackson. We'll alsolearn about some lesser-knownpersonalities like William Apess, aPequot, who served as a drummerin the U.S. Army; Laura Secordwho warned British officers of animpending attack; Isaac Brock,the tragic British General turnedCanadian hero; and Betsy Doyle,the Molly Pitcher of the War of 1812.

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