War of 1812


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war of 1812

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  • In 1808 James Madison was elected president in America. England and France are still at war during his election. The reason that England and France are at war is because Napoleon Bonaparte (France emperor) wanted world domination.
  • Madison becomes president
  • Thank you honey!!
  • Congrats, president!!
  • Native American cheif Tecumseh organized the Native Americans to go to the Northwest Territory to fight the Americans. Tecumseh Allied with the British in Canada. In 1812 James Madison asked congress to approve a war with Britain because of impressment and the attacks on the United States ships. Britain said they would stop attacking the ships but they were to late.
  • Tecumseh
  • Impressment and Native american resistance
  • American
  • In 1812 the British ships began attacking the American ships because the problem with Napoleon resolved and they put all of their power and resources into to attacking the Americans. Oliver Hazard Perry took command of the United States Navy in Lake Eerie. Perry And the British battled for 2 hours before his ship was sunk. Perry decided to to take a row boat and row it over to the British fleet ships. With one shot he destroyed the ships.
  • Phase 1
  • Nice job guys we blew them up!:)
  • HELP!!
  • After the problems with Napoleon resolved, the British began blockading the coast. Then the marched down to Washington D.C and burned down the Whitehouse and the President's mansion. Francis Scott Key Watched the British bombard Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. While America and the British were at war, Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner our National Anthem.
  • Phase 2
  • The British attacked New Orleans to get to the Mississippi River to cut off Americas use of it. James Madison sent Andrew Jackson to command the American forces in 1815. American casualties: 71 British causalities: 2,000
  • Phase 3
  • Cut off their use of the Mississippi River!!!
  • Mississippi River
  • There were 3 main effects of the war. Increased American patriotism. American heroes are Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Commodore Perry. Weakened Native American resistance to Westward settlement. United States manufacturing grew. Beginning of Industrial Revolution.
  • Tecumseh
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Effects of the war of 1812
  • William Henry Harrison
  • Commodore Perry
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