C. War of 1812 (1812–1815)

The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted from June 1812 to February 1815, This conflict was fought between the United States of America and the United Kingdom, its North American colonies, and its Native American allies.

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Mammoth Cave | 27:Fifty
Mammoth Cave | 27:Fifty

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Located near Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mammoth Cave is the longest underground cave system in the world; over three hundred miles of explored passageways. In the area known as "Gothic Avenue," visitors...
Thomas Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection
Thomas Pinckney | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Charleston, the third surviving child of Eliza Lucas and Charles Pinckney, the younger brother of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (see Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, In His 6th Year, and Charles...
Andrew Pickens | History of SC Slide Collection
Andrew Pickens | History of SC Slide Collection

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Born in Edgefield, Governor Andrew Pickens (1779-1838) studied at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton). During the War of 1812, he served as a colonel in the U.S. Army and in later stages of the...
Jacob Bond L'On | History of SC Slide Collection
Jacob Bond L'On | History of SC Slide Collection

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Jacob Bond L'On (1782-1859) graduated from Yale in 1803 and saw military service as an officer of artillery during the War of 1812. He was a member of the South Carolina Senate from 1816 until 1832...
John C. Calhoun | History of SC Slide Collection
John C. Calhoun | History of SC Slide Collection

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John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) was educated at Moses Waddell's Academy and Yale College, from which he graduated in 1804. After studying law, he opened a law office in Abbeville. Calhoun's political...