WARRRRRRRRRRRRRRR (Louisiana Purchase)
The British made fun of the United States, invaded one of their ships almost starting a war, and then James Madison came in and wrote a note complaining about what the British did, then the state voted and then boom WAR.
WE'RE GOING TO START A WAR IF YOU DON'T SHUT IT
I DEMAND TO SEIZE SAILORS!!
*sends a message to Congress in which he listed complaints about British behavior toward America
*Following the message sent by President Madison, the United States Senate and the House of Representatives held votes on whether to go to war.*
The vote in the House of Representatives was held on June 4, 1812, and members voted 79 to 49 to go to war
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