War of 1812 by Maggie Wing Yi Yu (Feb.14.11)

By bwy06nt
  • War Time!

    War Time!
    The United States declared war on Great Britain.
  • We Won!

    We Won!
    Re-enactment of Battle of Queenston Heights British forces won the Battle of Queenston Heights in Canada.
  • Watch Out!

    Watch Out!
    An American army advancing toward Detroit was defeated and captured at Frenchtown on the Raisin River.
  • Oh No!

    Oh No!
    American forces captured York (now Toronto), the capital of Upper Canada. They later burned some public buildings.
  • We Lost!

    We Lost!
    American naval forces under Master-Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry won the Battle of Lake Erie.
  • They are Take More!

    They are Take More!
    American forces under General William Henry Harrison won the Battle of the Thames River in Moraviantown, an Indian village in Canada.
  • Back and Forth

    Back and Forth
    American forces under Major General Jacob Brown and Brigadier General Winfield Scott crossed the Niagara River from Buffalo and defeated the British at the Battle of Chippewa.
  • ... and The War Continues ...

    ... and The War Continues ...
    [ Burning of the White House](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LgV6KIDtoE)British troops invaded Washington, D.C., and burned the Capitol and the White House.
  • We got defeated again

    We got defeated again
    American naval forces defeated a British fleet in the Battle of Lake Champlain.
  • Taking Back what is Ours!

    Taking Back what is Ours!
    British forces crossed the Niagara River, captured Fort Niagara, and burned Buffalo and neighboring villages.
  • Peace between Americans and British

    Peace between Americans and British
    The Americans and the British signed a peace treaty in Ghent, Belgium.
  • Citations

    Information from Robinson Library (Robinson Library) Pictures from Google Images Video Clip from Youtube
    Video Clip 1 (Video Clip 1)
    Video Clip 2 (Video Clip 2)