Vincent Gagnon |10 mai 2023
Parks Canada presents the battle that saved Montreal from the American invasion: The Battle of the Châteauguay, October 26, 1813
A battle that would shape the face of today's Canada Discover the daily life of a Canadian militiaman during the War of 1812 and learn how they, with the help of their Indigenous allies, succeeded in defeating the American troops who wanted to conquer Montreal.
Discussion on a short but strategic battle, on the banks of the Châteauguay River, led by Lieutenant-Colonel Charles-Michel de Salaberry. Enlistment, camp life, uniforms and strategies will help you bring these historical concepts to life in the social universe.
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The Battle that Saved Montreal (Grade 9)
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This presentation lasts 30 minutes followed by a 15 minute question period by videoconference.
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