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Battle Of Plattsburgh II
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 19,989 at the United States Census, 2010">2010 census. The population of the unincorporated areas within the surrounding (and separately incorporated) Town of Plattsburgh was 11,870 as of the United States Census, 2010">2010 census, making the combined population for all of Plattsburgh to be 31,859. Plattsburgh lies just to the northeast of Adirondack Park, immediately outside of the park boundaries. It is the second largest community in the North Country region (after Watertown), and serves as the main commercial hub for the sparsely populated northern Adirondack Mountains. Plattsburgh was the site of the amphibious Battle of Plattsburgh in the War of 1812, a key American victory that marked the end of hostilities in the Northern United States
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Plattsburgh (town), New York
Plattsburgh is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 11,870 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Zephaniah Platt, an early land owner. The Town of Plattsburgh surrounds the separate and more populous City of Plattsburgh. The town is in the eastern part of the county, in the North Country region of the U.S. state of New York
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Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100

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United States Census, 2010
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States United States Census">national census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, was April 1, 2010. The census was taken via mail-in citizen self-reporting, with enumerators serving to spot-check randomly selected neighborhoods and communities
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Adirondack Park
The Adirondack Park is a part of New York's Forest Preserve in northeastern New York, United States. The park's boundary corresponds to the Adirondack Mountains. Established in 1885, it was the first state preserve of its type in the nation. Unlike most preserves, about 52 percent of the land is privately owned inholdings heavily regulated by the Adirondack Park Agency. This area contains 102 towns and villages, as well as numerous farms, businesses, and an active timber harvesting industry. The year-round population is 132,000, with 200,000 seasonal residents
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North Country (New York)
The North Country is a region of the U.S. state of New York that encompasses the state's extreme northern frontier, bordering Lake Ontario on the west, the Saint Lawrence River and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec on the north and northwest, and Lake Champlain and Vermont on the east. Generally speaking, the North Country is understood to be that portion of northern New York which lies outside the Adirondack Park and consists of mostly level lands or the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, but is not within the Adirondack range itself. New York's North Country shares with Ontario the Thousand Islands, an archipelago within the Saint Lawrence River. The region is the most sparsely populated but is also the geographically largest, in New York
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Watertown, New York
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is situated approximately 20 miles (35 km) south of the Thousand Islands. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 27,023, an increase of 1.2% since 2000. The U.S. Army post Fort Drum is near the city. Named after the many falls located on the Black River, the city developed early in the 19th century as a manufacturing center. From years of generating industrial wealth, in the early 20th century the city was said to have more millionaires per capita than any other city in the nation. Geographically, Watertown is located in the central part of Jefferson County. It lies 72 miles (116 km) northeast of Syracuse and 31 miles (50 km) south of the Ontario border. The city is served by Watertown International Airport. The city claims to be the birthplace of the five and dime store and the safety pin, and is the home of Little Trees air fresheners
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Amphibious Warfare
Amphibious warfare is a type of offensive military operation that today uses naval ships to project ground and air power onto a hostile or potentially hostile shore at a designated landing beach. Through history the operations were conducted using ship's boats as the primary method of delivering troops to shore. Since the Gallipoli Campaign"> Gallipoli Campaign specialised watercraft were increasingly designed for landing troops, materiel and vehicles, including by landing craft and for insertion of commandos, by fast patrol boats, zodiacs (rigid inflatable boats) and from mini-submersibles. The term amphibious first emerged in the UK and the USA during the 1930s with introduction of vehicles such as Vickers-Carden-Loyd Light Amphibious Tank or the Landing Vehicle Tracked. Amphibious warfare includes operations defined by their type, purpose, scale and means of execution
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Battle Of Plattsburgh
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War Of 1812
2,200–3,721 killed in action
  • 4,000 slaves freed
  • 20,000 captured
  • 8 frigates captured or burned
  • 278 privateers captured
  • 1,400 merchant ships captured
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    British Empire:
    1,160 –1,960 killed in action
  • 4 frigates captured
  • ~1,344 merchant ships captured (373 recaptured)
  • 15,500 captured
  • ---> Indian allies:
    10,000 dead from all causes (warriors and civilians)

    Citizens' Military Training Camp
    Citizens' Military Training Camps (CMTC) were military training programs of the United States. Held annually each summer during the years 1921 to 1940, the CMTC camps differed from National Guard and Organized Reserve training in that the program allowed male citizens to obtain basic military training without an obligation to call-up for active duty
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    Plattsburgh Air Force Base
    Plattsburgh Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC) base covering 3,447 acres (13.7 km²) in the extreme northeast corner of New York, 20 miles (32 km) south of the Canada–United States border, located on the western shore of Lake Champlain opposite Burlington, Vermont, in the city of Plattsburgh, New York. The base closed on 25 September 1995, pursuant to the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Act of 1990 (10 U.S.C. Sec. 2687 note) and the recommendations of the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission. It is now a civilian airport and industrial complex, operated by the Plattsburgh Air Base Development Authority
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    Federal Information Processing Standard
    Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors. FIPS standards are issued to establish requirements for various purposes such as ensuring computer security and interoperability, and are intended for cases in which suitable industry standards do not already exist. Many FIPS specifications are modified versions of standards used in the technic
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    Strategic Air Command
    Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force"> United States Air Force (USAF) United States Air Force">Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S
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