James Madison/U.S Declares war on Britain. This is due because the British refused to stop attacking ships.
British Forces Marched into Washington. They defeated the U.S forces. They also burned the capital.
The Battle Of New Orleans was the last battle fought in the War of 1812. It took place at the Plains of Chalmette, a few miles from New Orleans. Many battles lead up to the main engagement on January 8, 1815. This is important because this is when Francis Scott Key proposed The Star Spangled Banner