War of 1812

  • Thomas Jefferson reelected

    Thomas Jefferson reelected
    Thomas Jeffeson was elected to serve his second term in office in 1804. He won by a landslide getting 15 of the 17 states votes. He was part of the Republican political party.
  • Embago Act

    The law passed by the United Sates called the Embargo Act prohibited American ships from trading in all foreign ports. This led to a drop in the economy which left many jobless.
  • Madison elected as president

    Madison elected as president
    A new era in the United States happened January 1st, 1808. James Madison was elected as the fourth president under the Constitution of the United States. Like the president before him he was also a Republican.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    This was a battle fought between the United Sates and the Native Americans.This war started because tensions between Americans and Native Americans grew in threats of war.
  • War of 1812 begins.

    The War of 1812 was a war between Great Britain and the United States. It started because the British were bullying the United States by impressment and many other things that annoyed the United States. The United States ended up winning the war. During the War of 1812 Fransis Scott Key wrote what is now the United State's National Ånthem.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    The Battle of Lake Erie was a battle between the Naval forces of Great Britain and the Naval forces of the United States. This was a battle at Lake Erie for the United States to regain naval superiority on Lake Erie.
  • Battle of Thames

    The Battle of Thames was a battle between the United States and Great Britain. It was a decisive victory for the U.S. in the War of 1812.
  • British burn Washington, D.C.

    United States attacked the city of York in Ontario, Canada. This made the British mad so they decided to burn down the White House. Luckily James Madison and his wife fled before they burned the White House down.
  • Battle at Lake Champlain

    This was a battle in the War of 1812 that ended the final invasion of the northern states of the United States in the war of 1812. This battle was a big turning point in the War of 1812 because the United States just defeated the most powerful Naval force in the world at Lake Champlain.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    This treaty ended the war of 1812. This treaty was between the United States and Great Britain. This treaty opened up the Great Lake region for American expansion.
  • Battle at New Orleans

    Battle at New Orleans
    Even though the Treaty of Ghent was signed back in 1815 word did not travel fast. So British troops mached in to New Orleans thinking the war was still going on, but Andrew Jackson and his soldiers were ready and won the battle. After that Americans were free of battles over the War of 1812.