war of 1812

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  • James Madison was the fourth president of the united states and served two terms, 1808-1817. Madison had won the presidential election as a Democatic-Republican. During Madison's presidency, he had settled feuds between the U.S. and Britain by creating the treaty of Ghent.
  • James Madison's presidency
  • War of 1812 causes
  • The cause of the war in 1812 had been multiple factors. The biggest one had been the British encouraging the Native Americans to attack and take back their land from the Americans. Because of that, the U.S had constantly been attacked by the Native Americans and as well the british. The British had also given the Natives guns and weapons to help fight and defeat them.
  • Most of the war of 1812 was fought in the Great Lakes and Canada region. Many U.S. ships had been invaded and impressed. The British were responsible for these actions.
  • Battles in the Great Lakes
  • bombardment of Fort McHenry
  • In the year 1814, the last year of the war in 1812, Fancis Scott Key had been helplessly watching the attack of the British on Fort Henry. The bombardment had lasted 24 hours. But as Key witnessed the large american flag stand signifying the survival of the Fort, Key had been overcome with joy and began to write some words, "O say can you see...."
  • Andrew Jackson, the War Hero
  • Andrew Jackson had been a general in the battle of New Orleans in the year 1815. Because of his leadership, and him racing around on his horse to defend his troops, caused his establishment and a war hero.
  • Effects of the war
  • The effects from the war had lead the independence of american industrial services and had caused them to not rely on Britain's manufactured goods because of their war with Britain.
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