war of 1812

  • tecumseh

  • Impressment of Sailors

    British Navy forced American seamen to fight in the war because British was short manpower.
  • Washington´s Proclamation of Neutrality

    Declared that the US would take no part in a war between two or more other powers and in addition threatened legal proceedings against any American citizen giving assistance to any country at war
  • jay treaty

    To settle outstanding issues between the two countries that had been left unresolved since American independence.
  • Washington´s farewell address

    Washington wrote this to his friends and fellow citizens before retiring after his 2nd term.
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair

    The vessel made an appealing target for the crew of a British vessel, the HMS Leopard, who intercepted it off the coast of Norfolk and aimed to take revenge
  • tecumseh

    Conceived of an alliance of all remaining native people, from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, from the prairies of the Midwest to the swamplands of Florida.
  • war hawks

    Mostly young politicians from hailing from the West and South
  • war of 1812 begins

    Primarily over the impressment of American sailors by the British Navy, as well as disagreements over trade, western expansion, and Native American policy.
  • battle of new orleans

    U.S victory against Great Britain in the War of 1812 and was the final major battle of the conflict.
  • treaty of ghent

    Great Britain agreed to relinquish claims to the Northwest Territory, and both countries pledged to work toward ending the slave trade
  • hartford convention

    A series of meetings, held in secret, between December 15, 1814 and January 5, 1815 in Hartford, Connecticut, New England.