In 1812, the war between England and the United States included thousands of French Canadians who fought to defend their homeland. This war created heroes such as Charles-Michel de Salaberry and his Canadian Voltigeurs, whose legacy lives on in the Voltigeurs de Québec.Louis-Joseph Papineau, a young militia captain in 1812, was fighting on another front, that of democracy. French Canada was experiencing a period of political tension which would peak in 1837 with the Lower Canada Rebellion.
The DVD menu offers 4 choices of viewing :
1. The film (58 min.)
2. Voltigeurs de Québec: Tradition (19 min.)
3. Salaberry: Strategy (18 min.)
4. Papineau: Democracy (32 min.)