Why do Americans refuse to admit that they lost the War of 1812?

They tried to annex Canada (?!) in 1812. They invaded York, Upper Canada (Toronto, Ontario today) and got absolutely pummeled. They retreated across the 49th parallel. Then the Royal Canadian Regiments of the British Army defeated the Americans at the walls of Québec City, Québec. Then the British Army burnt down... show more They tried to annex Canada (?!) in 1812. They invaded York, Upper Canada (Toronto, Ontario today) and got absolutely pummeled. They retreated across the 49th parallel. Then the Royal Canadian Regiments of the British Army defeated the Americans at the walls of Québec City, Québec. Then the British Army burnt down their White House in Washington City.

Is that sign of a USA victory?
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