The war of 1812 was caused by British restrictions on U.S trade and America'd desire to expand it territory. The U.S declared war on Britian because Britian refused to stop seizing American ships that traded with France.
One key event that happened during the war of 1812 is the British invasion of American territory and they occupy Fort Mackinas.
The second key event that happened during the war of 1812 is when Kentucky troops were defeated in the Battle of Frenchtown by the British and their Indian allies.
The third key event that happened during the War of 1812 is when the British plan a three part invasion of the U.S: Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, and the mouth of Mississippi River,
The fourth key event that happened during the War of 1812 is when the British burned down the White House in Washington D.C.
The U.S had an impact from winning the War of 1812. They gained respect from other nations and remained independant. The new leaders rised up to lead the nation into a successful period. Also, U.S citizens had a new sense of nationalism and Patrioism. Finally, new manufacturing and trade boosted U.S economy.