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The War of 1812

  • Jefferson is reelected

    Jefferson is reelected
    Jefferson served two terms as president, and a lot happened during his time. Like the War of 1812 even though it was kind of a meaningless war but the British would stop impressment and leave our soil, and also Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner during that time.
  • Embargo Act 1807

    Embargo Act 1807
    The Embargo Act was a law passed by the United State Congress and signed by Thomas Jefferson on December 22, 1807.That stopped American ships from trading in all foreign ports.
  • Madison became president in 1808

    Madison became president in 1808
    James Madison also served two terms as president. He also got us in the War Of 1812.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought between the Americans and the Native Americans. Conflicts grew between Native Americans and Americans.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    The United States took on the greatest power in the world, Great Britain. This war would have an immense impact on the country’s future.
  • Battle at Lake Erie 1813

    Battle at Lake Erie 1813
    In September of 1813, during the War of 1812. Oliver Hazard Perry of the U.S. Navy and his crew of 557 patriots went over the British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie near Put-in-Bay, Ohio.
  • Battle of Thames

    Battle of Thames
    The Battle of the Thames was a great American victory during the War of 1812. William H. Harrison led an American force of about 3,000 against a British army of about 400 regulars commanded by Gen.
  • Battle at Lake Champlain 1814

    Battle at Lake Champlain 1814
    On September 11, 1814, at the Battle of Plattsburgh on Lake Champlain in New York, during the War of 1812, an American naval force won a decisive victory against a British fleet.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    Treaty of Ghent was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain. This war was actually a very big part of our country even though no one even won the war.
  • British burn Washington D.C.

    British burn Washington D.C.
    Between the United States and England, British troops enter Washington, D.C. and burn the White House for the American attack on the city of York in Ontario, Canada, in June 1812.
  • Battle at New Orleans 1815

    Battle at New Orleans 1815
    Two weeks after the War of 1812 ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent, U.S. General Andrew Jackson achieves the greatest American victory of the war at the Battle of New Orleans. On January 8, 1815 the British marched against New Orleans hoping that by capturing the city they could separate Louisiana from the rest of the United States.