War of 1812

  • War Begins

    War Begins
    Congress aproved Madison's request for a declaration of war.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Battle of Lake Erie
    A small British force set out to attack the American ships. After the American fleet, led by Oliver Hazard Perry, destroyed two of the enemy's ships, the British had to surrender.
  • Battle of the Thames

    Battle of the Thames
    General Harrison set out to attack the British and he found out they were in Canada. After persuing them, Harrison defeated the British in the Battle of the Thames.
  • British defeats Napoleon

    British defeats Napoleon
    The British defeat Napoleon and turns their full attention to the Americans.
  • Barttle of Lake Champlain

    Barttle of Lake Champlain
    British sent a force from Canada across Lake Champlain to push south and cut off New England but plan failed when the American fleet defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Champlain.
  • Lousiana Campaign

    Lousiana Campaign
    Dozens of ships carrying 7,500 British troops approached Louisiana.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    Treaty of Ghent
    The Treaty of Ghent was signed on December 24, 1814 which ended the war but due to slow mails, the unnecessary Battle of New Orleans happened.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The British attacked General Andrew Jackson's forces but, the lay of the land protected the American riffle men as they mowed down the advancing redcoats and Jackson's forces defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans.