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Films Based on the War of 1812
500 Nations by
Call Number: Alpharetta / Clarkston / Decatur - DVD E77 .A212 2004
Publication Date: 1995
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact.
The Buccaneer by
Call Number: Atlanta - DVD PN1997 .B833 2012
Publication Date: 1958
The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men.
First Invasion: The War of 1812 by
Call Number: Dunwoody - DVD E354 .W375 2005
Publication Date: 2004
Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation.
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