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Saved Stories – 1. New York and Brooklyn: RT @MilHistNow: On this day in 1814, British troops seize Washington DC and set fire to the legislature, the presidential mansion and other…


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On this day in 1814, British troops seize Washington DC and set fire to the legislature, the presidential mansion and other public buildings. The raid is intended to settle the score for the Americans’ burning of towns in Canada, including York (present-day Toronto). pic.twitter.com/CXkkZktOKV



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Saved Stories – 1. New York and Brooklyn