War of 1812 Story Board

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Mr. Martin's class due 2/5/16

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  • At the beginning he was one of the members of Congress. He was also named the Father of the Constitution because he wrote the Federalists Papers. Later on he served as secretary of state and as the 4th United States president.
  • James Madison's Presidency
  • Take over the ship now!
  • America was having problems with the British because of impressment and attacks on American ships, so James Madison had Congress to approve of war. Then the Native Americans wanted to fight the Americans, Native American chief Tecumsen organized this.
  • Impressment and Native American Resistance
  • We must fight the Americans!
  • It was phase 1 of the war between Britain and the US once again. James Madison declared this war due to Britain attacking the US ships. Oliver Hazard took command of the Navy and sunk Commodore Perry's ship and destroyed the others. The British fled to Canada, and were defeated at the Battle of Thames, and were no longer a threat.
  • Phase 1
  • Not going down without a fight!
  • After Britain defeated Napoleon, they put all of their energy to defeat the US. First the British blockaded the coast and marched down to the White House and burned it down including the President's mansion. While watching the British and Americans fight, he wrote the "Star Spangled Banner".
  • Phase 2
  • First the British attacked New Orleans just to cut off the Mississippi River from the US. Then Madison sent Andrew Jackson to command the American Army in 1815. Britain lost 2,100 men and the US lost only 71 men. Almost immediately the treaty of Ghent ended the war and was resolved.
  • You can't cross!
  • Phase 3
  • The War of 1812 effected the US in many ways, it increased the American patriotism with all of the American heroes including Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, and Commodore Perry. It also increased the Native American resistance to the westward settlement and increased the US manufacturing, with the start of the industrial Revolution.
  • Effects of War of 1812
  • Treaty of Ghent
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