17 Nov 1807
Napoleon Retaliates with the Milan Decree, ordering seizure of all neutral ships using British ports or paying British tariffs.
22 Dec 1807
Not wanting to get caught up in the Napoleonic Wars, America attempts to remain neutral. The Embargo Act halts all trade with foreign nations.
04 Mar 1809
James Madison elected as president of the United States.
04 May 1811
The Loxley family plant crops for the growing season.
20 Sep 1811
Aaron leads the family in gathering the last of the harvest.
29 Sep 1811
The Loxley's host a party for neighbors and friends, guests include James and Laura Secord.
30 Sep 1811
Sir Isaac Brock becomes Administrator (Lieut. Governor) of Upper Canada.
21 Oct 1811
Sir George Prévost appointed Governor-in-Chief of British forces in North America.