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The Most Pivotal Battles That Made America What It Is Today

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11. Battle of Lake Erie
> War: War of 1812
> Location: Ohio
> Date(s): September 10, 1813

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12. Battle of Chippewa
> War: War of 1812
> Location: Ontario
> Date(s): July 5, 1814

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13. Battle of Lundy’s Lane
> War: War of 1812
> Location: Ontario
> Date(s): July 25, 1814

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14. Battle of Lake Champlain
> War: War of 1812
> Location: New York
> Date(s): September 11, 1814

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15. Battle of Plattsburgh
> War: War of 1812
> Location: New York
> Date(s): September 11, 1814

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