War of 1812

  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Americans were trying to break Britain’s control of Lake Erie.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Andrew Jackson and his army of 2,600 men defeated over 1,000 Indians.
  • British attach Washington D.C.

    The British broke through U.S. defenses and set the White House on fire.
  • Attack on Fort McHenry

    Outnumbered 5 to 1, two U.S. Majors commanded 1,000 men to victory against the British.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    An outnumbered U.S. army killed 2,000 British while only suffering 70 casualties of their own.