1.tension with birtiain were hight when madison took office.
2.James Madison was a quiet, scholarly man.
3.he helped write the constitution and to pass the bill of right.
4.he hoped to keep the US out of war as president.
5.he thought approach was too timid to the matter of war.
President Madison takes office.
Tension with Britian were right when Madison took office.
James Madison was a quiet, scholary man.
He helped write the constitution and to pass the bill of rights.
4.He hoped to keep the US out of war as President.
5 He thought his approach was too timid to the matter of war.
Warhawks take power
Elected in 1810
Warhawks took key position.
Henry Clay was elected Speaker of the House.
Peter B. Porter took over House of Committee on Foregien Affairs.
relation with Britain worsen
1.British were supplieing native americanes with guns and ammunition.
2.encouraging indians to attack US settlements.
3.disagreement over trade.
4.coninue impreeind sailors
5.stopped trade with Britian.
Relations with Great Britian worsen.
British were suppling native Americans with guns and ammunition.
Encouraging Indians to attack US settlements.
Disagreement over trade.
4.Continue impressing sailors.
5.Stoped trade with Britian.
America is not ready for war.
Small Federal Government.
Small Navy was ill equipped.
Knew little about fight tactics.
4.Weak military strength.
Had less power.
Congress declares war on Britain
1.Americans didn't have many troops or warships
2.the British couldn't spear soldiers to fight in the US because they were at wr with Napoleon.
3.The British blockabed american ports.
4.the miliary was ill equipped.
5.volunterer to fight in the war
Congress declares war on Britian
Americans didn't have many troops or warships.
The British couldn't spare soldiers to fight in the US becasue they were at war with Napolean.
The British blockade American Ports.
The military was ill equipped.
Volunteers to fight in the war.
British blockades American ports.
British blockades American Ports
1 Stop Americans from trading with other countries.
2. Aemrcian ships couldn't break out of blockades.
3. 135 British Warships
4.Reinforcing their troops (British).
5. Brish were able to close off all US ports by war's end.
Invasion of Canada
Many embarrassing mishaps by the Americans.
British had controll of Great Lakes so they could move supplies and troops.
It was not logistical to invade Canada.
British seized a schooner with papers about the invasion.
Cheif Tecumseh intercepted General Hulls' supply train.
USS Constitution scores a victory
Isaac Hull Captain of USS Constitution.
In North Atlantic Ocean.
Lasted 2 hours.
4.Cannon balls bounced harmlessy off the USS Constitution.
Tore off masts of the HMS Guerriere.
1.creek warriors attacked several aouthern american forces
2Andrew Jackson was the commander of the american forces in Georga.
3.Jackson defeated the creek warrior at the battle of horseshoe bend.
4.the treaty ended the fight force.
5.and they were forced to give up million acres of land.
Creek warriors attaked several southern American forces.
Andrew Jackson was the commander of the American forces in Georgia.
Jackson defeated the Creek Warriors at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
The treaty ended the fight force.
And they were forced to give up a million acres of land.
The battle of Lake Erie
Captian Oliver Hazard Perry.
Nine American ships vs six British ships.
Flagship Lawrence was destroyed.
Perry tranfered to the Niagara.
Battle of Thames
Fought at Thames River.
800 British soldiers and 500 Indians vs 3500 American troops.
British troops commanded by Colonel Henry Procter and for the indians was Tecumseh a Shawnee Chief.
Washington, DC attacked and burned
President and First Ldy safe in Maryland.
Looted White HOuse.
First Lady had all important papers iif she had to abavdon White House.
British gathered in teh distance.
President didn't live in the White House the rest of his term.
Attack on Baltimore
Repulsed British forces from Baltimore
Killed British general, Robert Ross
Colonel Arthur Brooke took over British troops.
Marine attack failed.
British had to retreat.
Writing of Star Spangled Banner
Attack at Chesapeake Bay
British bombed Fort McHenry.
Wrote Star Spangled Banner in the morning after seeing the flag still flying.
Fort successfully resisted the British attack.
Hurt New England sea trade.
New Englanders feared that the US might win land
South and West more influential than New England.
Mostly federalist at the time.
Threatened to leave Union if war continuted
Treaty of Ghent
1."nothing was adjusted, nothing was settled".
2.No impressment or neutrality.
3.Issues faded after the end of Napoleonic wars in Europe.
4.signed in the city of Ghent, Belgium.
5.Disputes over the borders between canada and the US
Treaty of Ghent
"Nothing was adjusted, nothing was settled".
No impressment or neutrality.
Issues faded after the end of Napoleonic Wars in Europe.
Signed in the City of Ghent, Belgium
Disputes over the borders between Canada and the US.
Battle of New Orleans
1.General of US Army was Andrew Jackson.
2.Last major battle of the war of 1812.
3.Fought on the plains of Chalmette.
4.Greatest American land victory.
5. Word didn't reach British forces assailing the gulf coast.