War of 1812

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In History
  • The Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    The Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    When the war in 1812 started, the native American tribe, The Creeks sided with the British for a fight.There were alot of raids against frontier farms and settlements. The Upper Creek people lost up to 500 people.
  • United States Declares war on Great Britain

    United States Declares war on Great Britain
    The British and the United States had problems between each other because of the the British were attacking the U.S.S. Chesapeake and almost started a war 2 years earlier. Resulting in The United States declared war on the British.
  • The Constitution defeats the Guerrimere

    The Constitution defeats the Guerrimere
    The USS Constitution beats the Guerriere off of the coast of Nova Scotia and the battle lasted for only an hour. The Navy successfully wins in a great victory.
  • The Battle of Lake Erie

    The Battle of Lake Erie
    The Americans took over Lake Erie when Oliver Perry was supposed to and The British were Blockading Oliver. The British started running low on food and supplies.Oliver Perry came up with this clever plan which led the British to surrendering.
  • The Battle of Thames

    The Battle of Thames
    General William Henry Harrison led an army of 3,500 people to fight against a group led by Colonel Henry Proctor with about 700 British soldiers and 1,000 Indian troops. The Americans won a very good battle.
  • Fort McHenry

    Fort McHenry
    The fort became well known and was used for a great amount of protection during the War of 1812 when the British attacked. The British attacked Fort McHenry's ships for about 25 hours straight. All of the Americans were saved and unharmed.
  • The Battle of New Orleans

    The Battle of New Orleans
    The fights was just a bunch of battles lasting from December 1814- January 1815. A lot of people from all around the globe were in a war against Britain. United States claims
    Louisiana and West Florida and ratifies the Treaty of
    Ghent which also ended the war.
  • The Heartfort Convention "New England Considers Secession"

    The Heartfort Convention "New England Considers Secession"
    A group meeting with New England Federalists to call states rights. They also tried to make James Madison's Military crew resign. The New England Federalists came to Washington all the way from Hartford to discuss the issue but by the time they got there, the War of 1812 was already over.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    This treaty ended the War of 1812 between the U.S. and the U.K. It took weeks after the treaty was signed to reach the U.S. so that's why the Battle of New Orleans went on longer than it should have. The U.S. abandoned the reasons for war which was to fight over the land of what is now Canada and for the British to take our ships o British Shores.