The American navy had only 16 war ships ready for action. To make it worse they only had 7000 men with poorly traind generals.
The Battle of Washington
During the start of the war the British set up a blocked of 135 war ships to deny America of its supplies.
Battle of Baltimore
We haven't surrendered yet!!!!
American forces attacked Canada on July 1812 led by William Hull. He was not a confident believing he had to few of troops so he retreated. Him and his forces were then captured by a British general.
The Battle of New Orleans
The new strategy for the British was to attack Washington D.C. The British emerged victorious burning many government building including the whit house.
During the battle of Baltimore the British bombed the city from its ports until morning. In the morning when the British came by land the american flag was still standing, and the Americans won shortly after.
Our flag still stands
The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815 between British troops led by General Edward and American forces led by General Andrew Jackson., the Americans, who had constructed sophisticated earthworks won.