The Leadership role of Chief Tecumseh in the Defence of Upper Canada

Leadership is an important quality during wartime. What makes a leader? Chief Tecumseh played an important part in the defence of Upper Canada in the early stages of the war. In this lesson, students will examine his leadership qualities and the details of his life.
  • Worksheet #1: Causes and Outcomes of the War of 1812 (attached)
  • Worksheet #2: 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot and the War of 1812 (attached)
  • Worksheet #3: Defending Saint John (attached)
  • Worksheet #4: The Battle of Lundy`s Lane (attached)
  • Computers, LCD projector and internet access


Canadian Atlas Online War of 1812 theme

Rick Mercer’s Report: Rick and the War of 1812

The War of 1812:  People and Stories

Parks Canada - Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site

The Canadian Encyclopedia – War of 1812

Archives of Ontario – The War of 1812

History and Uniform of the 104th (New Brunswick) Regiment of Foot

New World Encyclopedia – War of 1812

The Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles – Forced March of the New Brunswick   Fencibles