impressment angered the Americans. British would come and take American sailors and force them to serve in their military. The British worked with Native Americans to prohibit the U.S. from moving into their land. The War Hawks want war because they believe Canada shoulf belong to the U.S.
you're coming with me! You will serve in the British Navy.
Tecumseh was the leader of the Native Americans. He joined with the British to fight the Americans. The Battle of Tippecanoe was led by Tecumseh because the Native Americans were mad that Americans were forcing their way into native land.
we will not stand for this, they can not take our land from us, we shall fight for it. - tecumseh
The War Hawks were a group of pro war republicans, their leader was the speaker of the House people in congress. They pressured James Madison to declare war because they believed the lands of Florida and Canada belonged to the United States. The War Hawks advocated to expand because they wanted rich land. The War Hawks were one of the many important causes leading up to the War of 1812.
In the beginning of this battle, America was not in any way successful. Britains tactic was to abandon forts in U.S territory; blockade. The British attacked towns up and down the east coast as they approached the white house and nations capital. Francis Scott Key wrote the star spangled banner and Andrew Jackson got the cherokee to join them & they'd been long enemies.
The British did a lot to America. They captured our American Sailors and forced them to work in the British navy (impressment). They abandoned forts in U.S. territory; blockade. They attacked towns up and down the east coast as they approached the white house and nations capital, etc.
The Treaty of Ghent ended the war of 1812 between the U.S, Great Britain, and Ireland. Both sides signed it in the city of Ghent on Christmas Eve, 1814. All conquered territory was suppose to be returned, and commissions were planned to settle the boundary of the United States and Canada.