War of 1812

War of 1812

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  • Embargo Act - December 21, 1807
  • By: Caty Dickson
  • Lack of trade from you, Americans
  • The Embargo Act made all exports from the United States illegal. Britain and France was to respect American rights during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • We Americans don't need your trade!
  • Battle of Tippecanoe- November 7, 1811
  • Conflict between the confederacy of native warriors led by Tecumseh. Tecumseh's brother lead attack on William Henry Harrison's army of 1000 men. The U.S. defeats the Indians.
  • America declares war on Great Britain- June 18, 1812:
  • The United States declared war on Britain because the impressment on of American sailors into the Royal Navy. Britain also had a tendency to seize American ships and claimed certain sailors were actually British deserters. Britain also seized cargoes on the high seas, to prevent the cargoes from falling into French hands.
  • The British burn Washington, DC- August 25, 1814
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  • During the war of 1812, British troops enter Washington D.C. and burn the White House in relation for the American attack of York in Ontario, Canada.
  • Treaty of Ghent - December 24, 1814
  • Peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the uNited States and the United Kingdom. It was signed on December 24, 1814 in the city of Ghent,
  • Battle of New Orleans - January 8, 1815
  • The Battle of New Orleans occurred because the British successfully attacked cities on the East Coast, which British tried to apply pressure on the United States by seizing New Orleans.
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