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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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1812: War with America

Carl Benn.

in The English Historical Review

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 961 words.

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Die Geschichte der Zerstörung Moskaus im Jahre 1812

C. J. Read.

in The English Historical Review

September 2002; p ublished online September 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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William Monsell of Tervoe, 1812–1894, by Matthew Potter

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre.

in The English Historical Review

June 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 888 words.

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Gentleman Radical: A Life of John Horne Tooke, 1736–1812

William Thomas.

in The English Historical Review

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Sir Samuel Cunard

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas — World History.

(1787–1865), founder of international shipping line.

The son of Loyalist shipowners in Halifax, Cunard prospered in wartime trading and by buying captured American shipping in the...

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Charles John Canning

Overview page. Subjects: British History — World History.

(1812–62).

Canning served as under‐secretary to Robert Peel and as postmaster‐general to Lord Aberdeen before being appointed governor‐general of India in 1856. His years in office...

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Hartford Convention

Overview page. Subjects: World History — United States History.

(1814–15)

US political conference, held by Federalist supporters to consider the problems of New England in the War of 1812. Dominated by moderates rather than extremists, the...

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James Andrew Broun Ramsay Dalhousie, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl

Overview page. Subjects: World History — British History.

(1812–60)

British statesman and colonial administrator. A Conservative Member of Parliament (1837), he became governor-general of India (1848–56), when he oversaw the extension of...

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Oshkosh

Patricia K. Ourada.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1002 words.

Oshkosh (1795–30 August 1858), chief of the Menominee Indians, was born in Old King Village at the mouth of the Menominee River, where present-day Marinette, Wisconsin, and Menominee,...

Little Crow

Mark F. Diedrich.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1121 words.

Little Crow (1812?–03 July 1863), Mdewakanton Dakota chief of the Kaposia band and principal leader of the Dakota (or Santee) in the War of 1862 in Minnesota, Mdewakanton Dakota chief of...

Billy Bowlegs

Darlene Mary Suarez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1516 words.

Billy Bowlegs (1812?–1864?), Seminole chief, who led the third and final Seminole war against the whites of Florida, also known as the Billy Bowlegs war of 1855–1858, was born on the...

Horse, John

Kevin Mulroy.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online December 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 2755 words.

Horse, John (01 January 1812?–1882), Seminole Maroon leader and Mexican army officer, also known as Juan Caballo, John (or Juan) Cavallo, John Cowaya, John Coheia, Gopher John (beginning in...

Keokuk

William T. Hagan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 998 words.

Keokuk (1790–1848), Sauk (Sac) chief, Sauk (Sac) chief, was born at Saukenuk, his tribe’s village near the mouth of the Rock River in present-day Illinois, a member of the Fox clan. His...

Porter, Pleasant

Michael D. Green.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1622 words.

Porter, Pleasant (26 September 1840–03 September 1907), Creek chief, was born in the Creek Nation (in present-day Wagoner County, Okla.), the son of Benjamin Edward Porter, a planter, and...

Sacagawea

Sally McBeth.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1650 words.

Sacagawea (c. 1786/1788?–20 December 1812?), the Shoshone (Snake) interpreter of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the Shoshone (Snake) interpreter of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was born...

Black Hawk

Nancy Oestreich Lurie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1297 words.

Black Hawk (1767–03 October 1838), Sauk war leader, was born at the village of Saukenuk, the present site of Rock Island, Illinois. He grew up hating the American invaders of his homeland,...

Little Turtle

Leroy V. Eid.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History. 1217 words.

Little Turtle (1752– July 1812), military leader of the Miami Indians of the late eighteenth century, was born on the Eel River some twenty miles northeast of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son...

Logan, James

John Sugden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History; Social and Cultural History. 1631 words.

Logan, James (1776?–23 November 1812), Shawnee warrior, whose Indian name was Spemica Lawba, the High Horn, and who became an American hero in the War of 1812, was born in Ohio. His...

Tenskwatawa

R. David Edmunds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Native American History; World History. 1402 words.

Tenskwatawa (1775– November 1836), Shawnee religious and political leader, known as the Shawnee Prophet, was born at Old Piqua, a Shawnee village on the Mad River in Ohio, the son of...

Snake

John Sugden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 1453 words.

Snake (fl. 1774–1812), Shawnee warrior and diplomat, was also known as Blacksnake and Captain Snake. His Indian name has been rendered as Pataso, Petazo, Peteasua, Patasua, and Ptasua. The...