War of 1812

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  • James Madison As President
  • We must go to war in order to become a free & powerful nation!
  • Impressment and Native American Resistance
  • We're seizing this ship!
  • Battles in the Great Lakes & Canada
  • James Madison was the 4th president of the United States. During his time in office, he asked congress to declare war on Britain. He served from 1808-1816.
  • Francis Scott Key and Fort McHenry
  • The British captured American ships and forced American sailors into the British navy. This caused constant disruption of American trade.Britain was allied with the Natives and told them to attack Americans. The Natives were led by Tecumseh, a chief
  • Andrew Jackson War Hero and the Battle of New Orleans
  • The Battle of Lake Erie took place in September 1813. The United States captured British ships and took control over the lake for the rest of the war. Oliver Hazard Perry was a commander in this battle.
  • Effects of War of 1812
  • I'm headed to the factory for work!
  • Now that Britain had defeated France, they were capable of sending more troops into America to siege Fort McHenry. Fortunately, about 13,000 militiamen were able to protect the fort. Imprisoned on a British ship, Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner when he could still see the flag waving at the fort.
  • About 7,000 militiamen met 7,500 British soldiers in New Orleans to fight. Over 2,000 British soldiers died, and only 71 U.S. militiamen died. This was the greatest win for the U.S. in the War of 1812. This battle made Andrew Jackson a war hero.
  • During the War of 1812, American were forced to produce and manufacture goods themselves rather than trading with Britain since they were fighting with them. This led to the start of the Industrial Revolution in America.
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