War of 1812

  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    The battle of Tippecanoe was led by William Henry Harrison who took victory over Shawnee Indians. Harrison wiped out Tecumseh warriors when they attacked. After beating them, Harrison burned their town.
  • Battle of Queenston Heights

    Battle of Queenston Heights
    This battle was the first major battle in the world of 1812. This war was a British victory in upper Canada. It was an attempt to invade Canada.
  • Battle of Frenchtown

    Battle of Frenchtown
    A series of conflicts that resulted in American victory.
  • Battle of York

    Battle of York
    American forces burned York, the capital of Canada, defeating the British and Canadian forces.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Battle of Lake Erie
    The Battle of Lake Erie was fought between the U.S. and Great Britain. Oliver Hazard Perry used his light and faster ships to get between British ships and defeated the British Royal Navy.
  • Battle of Thames

    Battle of Thames
    William Henry Harrison defeated British and their native allies. The Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, was killed.
  • Battle of Baltimore

    Battle of Baltimore
    The Battle of Baltimore was fought on land and sea. Americans were defending the harbor and the British Navy attacked. The British wanted to seize Fort McHenry but they were unsuccessful. The Star Spangled Banner was written as a result of the battle.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was one of the U.S.’s greatest victories of the war. It was led by Andrew Jackson and prevented the British effort to gain control of American ports. The British attacked three times. The British lost over 2,000 men in half an hour compared to Andrew Jackson’s 70.