War of 1812

  • Jefferson is reelected

    Jefferson is reelected
    Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and he was the third U.S. president. He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.
  • The Embargo Act

    The Embargo Act
    The Embargo Act was a law that prohibited American ships trading in foriegn ports.
  • Madison because president

    Madison because president
    James Madison was the fourth president and was the Founding Father of the Bill of Rights. He was also the first president who had also been a congressman.
  • Battle of Tippecanoe

    Battle of Tippecanoe
    Battle between Native Americans and Americans
  • War of 1812 Begins

    The War of 1812 has often been called the Revolutionary War Part II and sometimes, the Forgotten War. It was another war between America and Great Britain.
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    American victory over British ships on September 10, 1813. This victory secured the Northwest Territory for America. American ships engaged the British ships.
  • Battle of Thames

    At Moraviantown, in Ontario, Canada, American forces under the command of General William Henry Harrison defeated a combined Native American force that was retreating from the Lake Erie area.
  • British burn Washington D.C.

    The British army entered Washington in the afternoon, and British officers had dinner that night at the deserted White House. While, the British troops, pleased they had captured their enemy's capital, began setting the city aflame in revenge for the burning of Canadian government buildings by U.S. troops earlier in the war.
  • Battle at Lake Champlain

    It was the scene of a brilliant naval victory by American General Benedict Arnold against a much larger British force.
  • Treaty of Ghent

    It was the Treaty that officially ended the War of 1812.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    American victory in a battle that never had to happen. American forces defeated British forces on January 8, 1815, several weeks after the signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which had officially ended the war.