Major General Isaac Brock And The Battle Of Queenston Heights

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he Battle of Queenston Heights came in the aftermath of Major General Isaac Brock's stunning victory against the US forces at Detroit. His win in Detroit led US and British authorities to agree to a temporary ceasefire. But instead of bringing peace, the pause allowed both sides to regroup and continue hostilities. The war erupted again at Queenston Heights.
American operations against Upper Canada in the Niagara region [present-day Ontario] were led by General Stephen Van Rensselaer, a militiaman who was one of the wealthiest US citizens. The temporary ceasefire allowed him to marshall his forces and take them on an overland trek from Albany, New York, to Upper Canada.
Brock, now situated at Fort George, was guarding the frontier against a

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