In this day and age, the White House of the United States has become the political center of the entire United States and the political image of the United States as the residence of the President of the United States.
Although the White House in the United States now has a very glorious image, in history, the White House in the United States can be said to be a symbol of defeat.
In 1812, 29 years after the end of the American War of Independence, the American hawks decided to take advantage of the conflict in the European continent and the inability of the Canadian region to start again with the United Kingdom, attempting to annex the Canadian region and establish a federal state that unified North America.
At that time, the British were busy with the war on the European continent, and a large number of elite troops were stationed on the mainland. 50% of the British troops stationed in Canada were Canadian local militia. With the British military’s combat power so unfavorable, the United States tried its best to attack the Canadian region, but it still played back and forth, winning and losing each other.
Later, between 1812 and 1813, the British forces in the United States and Canada fought several decisive battles. The Americans captured the current Toronto area and burned the fortress. The British suffered from insufficient military strength and did not immediately make a strong counterattack.
When the war on the European battlefield was over, the British army transferred some elite troops to North America, completed the blockade of the United States with a strong navy, and sent some troops to land from the east coast. Arrow of revenge.
Later, in order to calm down the British, the Americans were also their disobedient sons after all, so they signed a contract to draw the border between the United States and Canada. At that time, Americans used white paint to clean the inside and outside of the White House in order to hide the traces of their burning.