(5) As British forces advanced into the United States capital, they began to set fire to all the capital landmarks. They made it into the capital by blockading and capturing American ports and towns.
(6) The Treaty of Ghent is the document, signed by the United States and Great Britain, that ended the War of 1812. It was signed on December 24, 1814 and henceforth called for the end of the war.
(7) The Battle of New Orleans was the last major battle of the War of 1812. Andrew Jackson led the American soldiers to victory against the British troops in a battle in New Orleans, Louisiana. This battle provided Andrew Jackson with the popularity needed to later become president of the United States.