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war of 1812 project

  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    A general in the Tennessee militia and led his soldiers south to fight the Creek.
  • James Madison

    James Madison
    4th President, elected in 1808 and faced the difficultyof carrying on the trade war. Declared the War of 1812
  • Tecumseh

    Shawnee chief, Very skilled military leader and smart speaker. He tried killing US militia multiple times, and teamed up with the British.
  • Oliver Hazard Perry

    Oliver Hazard Perry
    a Captain. Led his small fleet in the act of breaking Britains control of Lake Erie.
  • Red Eagle

    Red Eagle
    Leader of the Creek. Helps destroy Fort Mims.
  • The war is on

    The war is on
    declaration of war.
  • Period: to

    War Of 1812

  • Defeat

    U.S. sufers defeat at the Battle of Queenson Heights after New Yorks militia refuse to cross over Canadas border to join the fight.
    -Queenson Heights, Canada
  • Peace Treaty

    Peace Treaty
    Russian government offers to help with a peace treaty between U.S. and Great Britian. British turn it down, but Madison accepts.
  • Surprise attack

    Surprise attack
    Both soldiers and civilians had taken refuge at Fort Mims in Alabama. they were surprised by a red stick attack. 250 people were killed, the terror spreads.
  • Battle of Thames

    Battle of Thames
    The Native American hopes for an alliance to resist white settlement are crushed by Tecumsen is killed after fighting. This turns into the Battle of Thames.
  • British Attack

    British Attack
    U.S. evacuates Fort George. On their way out, they burn the Canadian town of Nework.Giving civilians a 12 hour notic, British capture Fort Niagra, destroy New Yorks Buffalo, and Black Rock, Lewiston.
  • U.S. gains land

    U.S. gains land
    About 800 Native Americans are killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. The Creek War ends shortly after and Creek leaders are later forced to sign the Treaty of Fort Jackson. The United States aquires 20 million acres of Creek land.
  • Easy victory for the British

    Easy victory for the British
    British have an easy victory over poorly trained, hastily assembled, inexpierenced U.S. soldiers in the Battle of Bladensburg.
  • New U.S. fleet beats British

    New U.S. fleet beats British
    Newely reinforced naval fleet under Commander Thomas Macdonoughs watch, defeats British fleet on Lake Champlain. This loss shatters British hopes for gaining land.
  • Treaty ends

    Treaty ends
    Treaty ends at 11 pm in Washington D.C.