Judge Steve Horner Traveling in Canada Gets Different Take on the reasons behind the War of 1812.

 

Montreal – May 31, 2008

 

We are taught, of course, that the Brits – unhappy about losing their  American colonies 35 years earlier -  were trying to strangle them  economically by shutting down their trade, and thus we were again the innocent victim.
Canadians are taught that, with the aid of their British sovereign,  they were simply defending their homeland against US troops who got as   far inland as Toronto on the march to eradicate North Am of Brit   control, and that they were the innocent victim

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