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Old ironsides tribute to an american legend

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Social Studies Middle School

Old Ironsides: Tribute to an American Legend

The U.S. warship the USS Constitution is docked in Boston Harbor. It's the oldest commission warship in the world. The USS Constitution played a key role in the War of 1812. This Public Radio Story describes how the warship Constitution got its nickname “Old Ironsides” during the War of 1812 as it battled British warships off the U.S. coast.

US History I American Revolution Constitution Imperialism

Story Length: 5:03

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AIR DATE: 06/28/2012

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