The 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot

In this lesson, students will examine the historical impact of the War of 1812 on New Brunswick.  They will  investigate how the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot contributed to the war.  They will identify geographical locations where the regiment fought as well as hardships they encountered. Knowledge of battle engagements and the daily life of these men should reinforce empathy for “real” people. This will also  lead to an understanding of the war’s impact on New Brunswick.

Essential Element #5: Environment and Society

  • Limits and opportunities of the physical environment for human activities

Essential Element # 6:  The Uses of Geography

  • Effects of physical and human geographic factors on major historic events

Geographic Skill #2: Acquiring Geographic Information

  • Use a variety of research skills to locate and collect geographic data.
  • Use maps to collect and/or compile geographic information.