Forts of the War of 1812

Students will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the geographic locations of forts in the War of 1812. They will research military engagements that occurred at those locations. Students will discuss the effects of the particular location and environment on the results of the battles.

Essential Element #6: The Uses of Geography

  • Effects of physical geographic factors on major historic events

Geographic Skill #2:  Acquiring geographic information

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

Geographic Skill #3:  Organizing geographic information

  • Prepare various forms of maps as a means of organizing geographic information.

Geographic Skill #5:  Answering  geographic questions

  • Develop and present combinations of geographic information to answer geographic questions.