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  • British Impressment and Native American Resistance
  • James Madison as President
  • I want war, congress can you declare war on Britain?
  • Battles in the Great Lakes and Canada
  • The British kept kidnapping and forcing U.S soldiers into the British Navy. This made the U.S. very angry. The British Allied with the Native Americans, and gave them supplies and clothes. The Native Americans started to attack the Northwest territory. Leading the Native Americans was Tecumseh.
  • Burning of Washington D.C and Fort McHenry
  • James Madison, president from 1808-1816, asked Congress to declare war on Britain.
  • Andrew Jackson: War Hero
  • Oliver Hazard Perry took command of the U.S ships in Lake Erie and beat the British. William Harrison beat the British then killed Tecumseh.
  • Effects of War of 1812
  • We aren't supporting Great Britain anymore by buying their manufactured goods.
  • Britain burned everything in Washington D.C including the White House. Britain tried to siege Fort McHenry but failed to do so, because the fort would not fall. The siege of Fort McHenry was where Francis Key Scott wrote the Star Spangled Banner.
  • Two weeks before the battle of New Orleans, the Treaty of Ghent was signed. The War of 1812 ended in a draw, but word didn't get down to New Orleans fast enough. Andrew Jackson became a war hero, and there were 2,000 British casualties and 71 U.S casualties.
  • VS
  • After the War of 1812, Americans stopped purchasing manufactured goods from Britain and started buying from the U.S.. So, the industrial revolution started. The Native American resistance ended. America proved itself and felt pride and nationalism. The federalist party ended after they met up at the Hartford Convention wanting to split from the union. People thought that was un-patriotic so the party ended.
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