war of 1812

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  • James Madison as President
  • Hello congressmen, it is I, president James Madison. I am here to ask for a declaration of war against Britain.
  • Native American Resistance And Impressment
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  • Okay Matee!
  • Go fight america!
  • Francis Scott Key and the Bombardment of Fort McHenry
  • OOOHHOHOHO Say can you see! By the Dawns Early Light!
  • James Madison was the 4th president of the United States, and was the president during the war of 1812. America wanted war because Britain was capturing and forcing American sailors into the British Navy. The British also were giving Natives weapons to fight Americans.
  • Battles in the Great Lakes/Canada
  • Attack the British!
  • The British men were taking American sailors and merchants and making them be in the British navy. The British were also giving native Americans guns and having them fight America!
  • Andrew Jackson as a war hero and the Battle of New Orleans
  • The British Navy attacked Fort Henry and Francis Scott Key was a prisoner of war and made up the "Star Spangled Banner".
  • Effects of the War
  • This battle was a huge victory for America, because it ensured control over Lake Erie and made it impossible for the northwest to give up territory rights to the British. Oliver Hazard Perry was the commander of 9 ships that attacked the British. This battle also made the British abandon Detroit.
  • In late 1814, the British attacked Chesapeake bay and burned down Washington D.C., along with the original White House. The British also planned to attack New Orleans. Andrew Jackson collected the inexperienced men to fight, such as pirates and free black men. They took over 3,000 casualties of the British and lost only 13 men.
  • The heroism of Jackson, Perry, and others increased American patriotism and nationalism. The native Americans also weakened because they had no weapons supplied by the British anymore. Lastly, The American industry boomed because we couldn't trade with the British anymore and we made more goods in America.
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