War of 1812


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  • James Madison
  • Please declare war!
  • Impressment and Native American Resistance
  • Don't hurt us please!!
  • Battles in the Great Lake/Canada
  • James Madison was the fourth president of the United States. His term lasted from 1809-1817. James Madison asked Congress to declare war on June 1, 1812.
  • Francis Scott Key and the Bombardment of Fort McHenry
  • What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming.
  • The Native Americans were alliances with the British. They attacked U.S. settlers in the Northwest Territory and the British supplied them with British weapons. Tecumseh was the leader or chief of the Native Americans.
  • Andrew Jackson and Battle of New Orleans
  • We won!!!!
  • By the Great Lakes from 1812-1814 Oliver Hazard led the U.S. Navy to Lake Eerie to fight. Then, at the Battle of Thames William Henry Harrison defeated the British. Harrison also claimed to have ended Tecumseh, which ended the Indian Resistance.
  • Effects of the War
  • Now we need to make our own supplies.
  • The British laid siege to fort McHenry. Luckily, the U.S. kept the fort from being taken. Then, someone named Francis Scott wrote the "Star Spangled Banner."
  • The Battle of New Orleans made Andrew Jackson a war hero. He defeated more than 2,000 casualties, and Britain only got 71 U.S. casualties. The Battle of New Orleans is also the biggest victory they had in the War of 1812.
  • Since, the U.S. got their goods from the British the U.S. was forced to make their own goods, that they once got from Britain. Which led to be the Industrial Revolution
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