James Madison was president during the war of 1812.
At Ft. McHenry, people were inspired to write the star spangled banner.
the battle of New Orleans was the last major battle of this war.
he drafted the constitution, and is known as "The Father of the Constitution
he was one of the men who wrote for the Federalist Papers.
He made an attempt at making a second US bank, even though he opposed the first one. The US was in major debt after the War of 1812 and the bank was aimed to fix this. It flopped, and was never re-chartered.