War of 1812 1

War of 1812

  • The United States declared war on Great Britain.

    The United states declares war on Great Britian for the trade restrictions they put on them shortly after the American Revolution.
  • British forces won the Battle of Queenston Heights in Canada.

    The British forces fight with the Americans in Queenston Heights Canada. They win the battle and continue on with the war.
  • An American army advances toward Detroit.

    An American is force is captured after they are defeated at Frenchtown on the Raisin River by the British. This lowers the moral of the Americans after their second consecutive loss.
  • American forcess capture York

    American forcess march into York, the capital of Upper Canada. They capture it. Later they burn some public buildings.