U.S president James Madison sends a letter to congress stating that British are treating us unfairly and that the U.S should go to war.
The War of 1812
The war of 1812 lasts till 1815 and is still named after its first year.
The war of 1812 begins
The Americans and Britain go to war.
Canadian town of sandwich
William Hull leads an attack on Sandwich with a force of 1000 poorly trained militia.
American Lieutenant Porter Hanks fears that the natives will kill everyone in side the fort and surrenders it to the British.
Capture of Detroit
3000 men consisting of 2000 Natives and 1000 Canadian and British forces take over Detroit with 0 casualties. The Americans fear of the Natives payed a big part in this victory.
80 brave mohawk warriors suppress a win for the Americans, but just barely. General Isaac Brock is killed. He was known as a hero in the war.
Frenchtowns American slaughter
The British destroy the Americans with a surprise attack.
The battle of York.
The British forces realize that there is no winning at that fort so they blew up all their ammo and killed 250 Americans.
The british and canadian forces lose Fort George after a fiercly fought battle.
The British and Canadian forces win Stony Creek and end Americas attempts to take over that part of ontario.
Laura Secord warns the Canadian and British forces and thus leads to a victory for the Canadians and the Brits.
Put-in-Bay, Lake Erie
British are defeated by American ships on Put-in-Bay on lake Erie.
Battle for Thames
The Americans win a victory after persueing the British from Lake Erie. Tecumseh, leader of the native forces , is killed. The natives decide to leave the british and fight for themselves. This is the first battle the native fight on their own.
Battle for Chateuguay
The Canadians defeat the americans in an attempt at attacking lower canada.
The Americans are defeated in an attempt at attacking Montreal by pursueing British forces.
Fort Niagra captured
The British capture as the Americans leave it unattended while they move towards lower Canada.
The Americans invade upper Canada with a force of 3500 regulars and 600 natives.
The British lose the battle because General Phineas Riall thought that the regulars were militia.
The battle for Lundys Lane
The British win this battle but casualties on both sides are vast. 640 British are killed and 740 Americans are killed.
The Battle for Washington
The British capture Washington and burn down public buildings.
The battle for New Orleans
The British lose 700 men and 1000 are wounded. The Americans lose 10 or less men.
Treaty of Ghent
The British sign the Treaty and give back all the land conquerd during the war. This ends the war of 1812.