Western Expansion

  • The Battle of Tippecanoe (in present-day Indiana),

    considered the first battle of the War of 1812, takes place between Tecumseh's brother, The Prophet, and William Henry Harrison's army.
  • Battle of Queenston Heights (Canada).

    General Isaac Brock is killed at the Battle of Queenston Heights (Canada).
  • Battle of Frenchtown

    British and Indian allies repel American troops at the Battle of Frenchtown (present-day Michigan). American survivors are killed the following day in the Raisin River Massacre (present-day Michigan).
  • Battle of Lake Erie

    Captain Perry defeats the British at the Battle of Lake Erie.
  • Battle of Thames

    The warrior Tecumseh is killed at the Battle of the Thames (Canada).
  • The Battle of Crysler's Farm

    Was the battle to save canada