During the War of 1812, Stephen Decatur volunteered to capture the ship The Philadelphis that the Tripolitans had captured and put into use for their own navy. It was a close call. Find out how he and his accomplished this feat.
It was during the War of 1812 that the Constitution won her chief glory. Her most remarkable feat was her escape from a British squadron. This is the story of that escape.
This is the exciting story of how the Star Spangled was written and even includes Dolly Madison's escape from the White House duirng the War of 1812.
Andrew Jackson was a young boy during the War of Independence. He was a brave soldier during the War of 1812. He became a hero at the Battle of New Orleans and later became president.
Francis Scott Key went to the rescue of respected Dr. Beanes. By doing so, he witnessed a great event in American history and solidified it forever in the minds of Americans through the words of his song- The Star Spangled Banner.
He was the great Admiral of the Civill War-a resolute soldier, brave seaman and a noble gentleman. He first entered the country's service as an 11 year old lad during the War of 1812.
He became a famous naval hero in our war with Tripoli. His name became a terror all along the Barbary coast. The work accomplished by Decatur caused the whole of Europe to respect the naval power of the United States.
Hear the story of the man who became famous for saying, "We have met the enemy and they are ours." The Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812 will always be a memorable date in American history.