Yeah, just signed that you want to declare war against Britan.
Oh come on James, just please sign it for once
In the fall of 1811, Indiana's territorial governor William Henry Harrison led U.S. troops to victory in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Meanwhile,by late 1811 the so-called "War Hawks" in Congress were putting more and more pressure on Madison, and on June 18, 1812, the president signed a declaration of war against Britain. They ultimately voted for the war, and both House and Senate were bitterly divided on the issue.
In order to strike at Grat Britain , U.S. forces almost immediately attacked Canada, then a British colony. American officials were overly optimistic about the invasion's success, especially given how underprepared U.S. troops were at e the time.On the other side, they faced a well-managed defese coordinated by Sir Issac Brock, the Bristish soldier and administrator in charge in Upper Canada.