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War of 1812

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  • Conflict Rose
  • NO!
  • Leave us at once!
  • War Started
  • Retreat! Retreat!
  • War at Fort McHenry
  • The war started because Britain kidnapped United States seamen and disrupted the United States trade with France. 
  • Francis Scott Key's Story
  • The war started on June 18, 1812 and it was US vs Great Britain. During this time James Madison was the president. The first battle was in Tippecanoe. 
  • Key's colleague captured
  • Key's save me!
  • The British started attacking, but couldn't take down the fort. They retreated, and the US flag flew high!
  •  Native Americans turned to the British
  • He is dead!
  • Key's believed in non-violence and served as the Georgetown Light Field Artillery. He was also the writer of the star-spangled banner. 
  • "Does not such a country, as such defenders of their country, deserve a song?"
  • His colleague was captured, and he helped negotiate with the British to let him go.
  • The Native Americans started supporting the British, some were forced others chose. One of the leaders named Tecumseh died.
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