War Of 1812

  • Jefferson Is Reelected

    Jefferson's victory is the highest one ever recorded. The reasoning for this is because he gained popularity during his first term.
  • Embargo Act

    It was held by President Thomas Jefferson and enacted by congress. The objective of the Embargo Act was to force Britain and France to respect American rights during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Madison Becomes President

    James Madison wrote the first drafts of the U.S. constitution. Madison was born in Port Conway, Virginia, to a wealthy family.
  • Battle Of Tippecanoe

    In 1811, the battle of Tippecanoe was a significant defeat for Tecumseh's American Indian Confederation. The battle took place at Prophetstown, the Indian capital on the Tippecanoe River.
  • War Of 1812 Begins

    The war of 1812 was a military misunderstanding. The strength of British proved too strong for U.S forces.
  • Battle Of Thames

    The battle of thames was an American victory in the war of 1812. The Shawnee war chief Tecumseh contested the decision.
  • Battle At Lake Erie

    The battle was closely contested for hours. The battle of lake erie forced the british to abandon Detroit.
  • British Burn Washington D.C.

    The British only occupied Washington D.C. for 24 hours, however, and soon after suffered major defeats of their own that helped bring the War of 1812 to a close. When the war of 1812 first broke out, the fighting centered on the border between the United States and Canada, then a British colony.
  • Battle At Lake Champlain

    It ended the final invasion of the norther states of the United States during the war of 1812. In 1814, most of Britain's army was engaged in the Peninsular War.
  • Treaty Of Ghent

    The treaty restored relations between two nations. The treaty of Ghent was not in effect until the U.S. ratified it.
  • Battle At New Orleans

    The British chose New Orleans as their last possible objective. They ruled out a water assault on New Orleans and instead chose to mount a ground assault.