War of 1812

  • War of 1812

    June 18, 1812- February 18, 1815. War that happened between the United States and their allies against the United Kingdom of Great Britain Ireland and it's allies. It all happened because of British restrictions on U.S. trade and Americas desire to expand their territory
  • Battle of Detroit

    Battle of Detroit
    July 1812, General William Hull met Tecumseh when he was leading the American army from Detroit to Canada. He surrendered because he was scared there could be a massacre. The British won
  • The USS Constitution Vs. The Guerriere

    The USS Constitution Vs. The Guerriere
    August, 1812 Is known as the most famous sea battle during the war pf 1812. The United States won this battle. The Ship was nicknamed "Old Ironsides". About 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia and It took place shortly after war had broken out.
  • Battle of Thames

    Battle of Thames
    Known as the Battle of Moraviantown, was an American victory in the War of 1812 against Tecumseh's Confederacy and their British allies. It took place in Upper Canada, near Chatham. Since the early 1800s, Tecumseh had sought to form a confederacy of American Indian tribes to stop Anglo-Americans from seizing American Indian land.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Battle of Lake Erie
    It is sometimes called the Battle of Put-in-Bay, Fought on Lake Erie off the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812. Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of the British Royal Navy. The Americans led by Oliver Hazard Perry won.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    The United States forced and Indian allies under General Andrew Jackson defeated the Red Sticks, part of the Creek Indian tribe, effectively ending the creek resistance to American advances into the southeast, opening up the Mississippi Territory for pioneer settlement.
  • Washington D.C

    Washington D.C
    The Burning of Washington was a British invasion of Washington City, the capital of the United States. British troops marched into Washington and set fire to the U.S. Capitol, the President's Mansion, and other local landmarks.
  • Battle of Plattsburg

    Battle of Plattsburg
    also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states of the United States during the War of 1812. A newly built U.S. fleet under Master Commandant Thomas Macdonough destroys a British squadron, forcing the British to abandon their siege of the U.S. fort at Plattsburg and retreat to Canada on foot.
  • Battle of Baltimore

    Battle of Baltimore
    The Battle of Baltimore was a sea/land battle fought between British invaders and American defenders. American forces repulsed sea and land invasions off the busy port city of Baltimore, Maryland, and killed the commander of the invading British forces. The British launched a bombardment of Baltimore using their bomb ketchs, although this did not result in any American positions falling to them.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815 between the British Army under Major General Sir Edward Pakenham and the United States Army under Brevet Major General Andrew Jackson, roughly 5 miles southeast of the French Quarter of New Orleans, in the current suburb of Chalmette, Louisiana. Making it a stunning victory against the British.