1812 the begining

War of 1812

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    The war of 1812

  • President Madison takes Office

    President Madison takes Office
    James Madison did not want America to go to war. Madison helped write the Constitution and pass the Bill of Rights. Citizens wanted America to go to war and get more land. Citizens did not think it was fair for British and Native Americans to take our ships. United States went to war with several Native Americans.
  • Warhawks take Power

    Warhawks take Power
    The British was treating United States as it was still a British Colony. They were willing to fight a war to defend America. President Madison did not want to go to war. Members of congress from south and west called war with Briain. Warhawks had a strong sence of Nationalism.
  • Relations with Great Britain

    Relations with Great Britain
    Britain told America that they would continue impressing ships. Native Americans began new attacks on the frontier settlements. In June congrees declared war on Britain. The British were suppling guns for the Native Americans.They were encouriged indians to attack United States settlements.
  • Congrees Declares war on Britain

    Congrees Declares war on Britain
    The war did not come at a good time for Britain. Britain did not want to meet Americans they watched Canada. United States was not prepared for was. British were able to close off all Americans ports by war ended.
  • America is not Ready for War.

    America is not Ready for War.
    The Americans decleration of war took the British by surprise. They were looked in a bitter struggle with Napolian. Napolian could not spare troops to go Battle America. United States sufferd difficulties on its own. Jefferson belived in a small federal government.
  • Britain Blockades American Ports

    Britain Blockades American Ports
    A major sea Battle was fought of the beginning of the war. The USS Constitution defeated Braitian warships. Americans nicknamed the Constitution Old Ironside. Braitains artillery bounced right off of the wood. It seemed as the constitution was made of iron.
  • Invasion of Canada

    Invasion of Canada
    General William Hull moved American troops into canada from detroit. Canada had only a few untraind troops. Canada was lead by a helpful and skilled leader GeneralIsak Brock. Brocks men were in red coats to let Americans knw that British is working with them. He also let a letter with false information fall into Amweicans hands.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Battle of Lake Erie
    British Battled Perrysown ship and left it helpless. Perry took his flag down and rowed over to an another American ship. He raised the colors again on an American ship. Americans won the Battle. Perry wrote is message of victory on an back of an envelope. Americans were out to get control over Lake Erie.
  • Battle of Thames

    Battle of Thames
    The British lost control over Lake Erie. British and there ally tecmesh rerted from Detroit to Canada General William veteran of Tecmesh pusuad them. Americanns won the Battle of Thames. Tecumsh died in Battle.
  • Horseshoe Bend

    Horseshoe Bend
    Andrew Jackson was a tennesee officer he took command of American troops.The Cherikees helped Jackson win a crushing victory.The leader of the Cheerokies walked alone into Jacksons camp to surrender. Native americans had to give up land to whites. Cherokies started the war with commander Jackson.
  • USS Constitution scores a Victory

    USS Constitution scores a Victory
    USS Constitution became known as 'Old Iron Side'. The Britishs cannonballs often bounced off thge ship. In 1905 the ship was docked in Britain and was for the public. The Britishs navy blocked Americans ports to stop them from trading with other countrys. The small American Navy was not powerful enough to break the baracade.
  • Attack on Baltimore

    Attack on Baltimore
    There first objective was Fort Mc.Henry which defended the cities harbores. British warship bombarded the Fort throughout the night of September 13,1814. Francis Scote Key nWatched the attack. Key saw the American Flag still flying over the fort.Americans had beaten off the attack.
  • Writing the star spangle Banner

    Writing the star spangle Banner
    The American flag was still over Fort Mc.Henry. Francis Scote Key wrote a poem about the bombardment. The star apangled banner was set to be the National Antham for the US. It was a earlie morning and fog lifted off of the ground. Francis scote Key was the man who wrote the National Antham.
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    Delegants from around New England met in Hartford Coneticuit. They dislike the Republican President and the war. Than they debated on what to do. News from the peace treaty has arrived. The Hartford Convention ended quickly with the was over the protest was meaningless.
  • Hartford Convention

    Hartford Convention
    Delegants from around New England met in Hartfor Coneticuit. They dislike the Republican President and the war. They debated on what to do. News from the peace treaty. The Hartford Convention ended quikley with the war over the protest was meaningless.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    The Treaty of Ghent was signed in the city of Ghent. Adams summed up a treaty in one sentince. Britan and the United States agreed to restart pre-war conditions. Treaty said nothing about impressment or neutrality. The two nations settled a dispute over the bourdor.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    Andrew Jackson became a national hero. All over the United States Americans cherred the victory of New Orleans. His fame did not dim when everyone found out that we could have avoided it.l It took place after two weeks after Americans and British signed a peace treaty. African Americans served for them in war.