The War of 1812 is a conflict that everybody thinks they won and no one remembers. It was the only US war fought in Western New York yet it’s the foundation stone for both the modern US Army and Navy. It’s probably the least understood conflict in US history but started with what the US saw as terrorist activity and a major terrorist attack on US soil. What makes this war more important to the Army and Navy than the Revolution? What is the Reverse Underground Railway and how did the Underground Railway get its start in Western New York in the War of 1812? Find out what caused this forgotten war and how it shaped the fledgling American nation. The course is taught via Zoom. You must have a computer/tablet/phone with microphone and video capability.