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In the year 1812 a war was faught in between the u.s and britain. This war was called the war of 1812, james Madison was the u.s president at the time.
the leading causes of the war include englands alliance with the natives because they armed them and influenced them to fight against the u.s. another reasonwould be british impressment by capturing u.s vessels
during the war Britain invaded the u.s and attacked Washington d.c and destroyed the capital building by burning it down.
on September 13-14 Britain invaded fort henry in a battle known as the bombardment of fort mchenry. the battle lasted 2 days and America came out victorious despite being outnumbered.
the battle of new Orleans was faught on December 12 1814 and was won by the u.s. they had the upper hand because the british had to march through swamps and had to fight an uphill battle.
the main effects of the war of 1812was that the u.s gained respect and was forced to manufacture their own goods.
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