War of 1812
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Cause of the war of 1812
GB interferes with American Shipping
Kidnapping of American sailors
Attacks on the frontier
In 1807 Britain and France were at war with each other, and Britain did not want America supplying the French with supplies and food so they started the Embargo act.
Attack on the Chesapeake
The British kidnapped American sailors and forced them to work Britsh boats, this happened from 1803 to 1812 and the Britsh kidnapped 6000 American sailors
There was evidence that the British were arming the First nations and encouraging them to attack the Americans
In 1807 the British destroyed the Chesapeake which was an American trade ship. the British wanted to board the Chesapeake and when the sailors refused they opened fired and shot the ship
the Warhawks wanted to go to war with Britain to stop kidnapping and stop the attacks on the frontier. the president James madison asked congress to declare war on Britain