Why was the Battle of Chippawa important?
Capture of Fort Erie:
The Capture of Fort Erie took place on July 3, 1814, only two days before the Battle of Chippawa. The Americans were able to capture Fort Erie from the British, which facilitated the Americans' Niagara Campaign.
Answer and Explanation:
The Battle of Chippawa was important because it served as a turning point for American fortunes during the War of 1812. At this point in the war, the...
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fromChapter 11 / Lesson 9
The War of 1812 is thought of as the United States' second war for independence as the nation disagreed with Great Britain on trade. Explore the events of the war with a summary leading up to its end in 1814 and interesting facts dotting its history.