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In this activity students will leverage some of the tools and features available within ArcGIS.com -http://www.arcgis.com/home/ to create a spatial journal based on historical events surrounding the Battle of Fort George during the War of 1812. Students will explore how the British first lost occupation of Fort George and then the events that led to them capturing the fort.
This activity can be used as an introductory lesson about the War of 1812. A more in depth lesson will be available soon using ArcGIS Desktop10 - http://www.esricanada.com/en_education/4381.asp.
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