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Section 6.2 The war of 1812
Transcript of Section 6.2 The war of 1812
Non-intercourse act: The Non-Intercourse act of 1809 was an act passed by congress which resumed trade with all countries except for Britain and France, because it's predecessor had only damaged the American economy Tecumseh was a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and the War of 1812. Tecumseh has become an iconic folk hero in American, Aboriginal and Canadian history. The rate of attacks from Native Americans on the western frontier increased dramatically in the first decades of the 1800's due to Great Britain's support for these raids. President Thomas Jefferson tried to purchase western territories from the Native Americans, which led to a Native American leader named Tecumseh to form a confederacy of neighboring tribes, who were opposed to selling the tribal land. This confederacy would later fight against america in the upcoming war of 1812. The War Hawks were members of the U.S. Congress (the country's law-making body) who cast the deciding votes for the United States to enter the War of 1812. they were nicknamed "The War Hawks" by their opponents who didn't want to wage war against Britain. Both Britain and France were interfering with American trade and were taking American ships. The United States believed that Britain still not treating it as an independent country, and was actually providing Native Americans with guns to attack American settlers. The United States also wanted to take Canada from Britain, and Florida from Spain. The major battles of War of 1812 were:
1. The Battle of Queenston Heights
2. The Battle of Raisin River
3. The Battle of Lake Erie
4. The Battle of Thames
5. The Battle of Chrysler's Farm
6. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend
7. The Battle of Chippewa
8. The Battle of Lundy's Lane
9. The Battle of Lake Champlain
10. The Battle of Baltimore
11. The Battle of New Orleans
12. The Battle of Chautauqua's (ended the US invasion of Lower Canada)
13. Battle of York
14. The "siege" of Detroit SECTION 6.2 What caused tensions between the United States and Great Britain? What caused tensions between the U.S. government and Native Americans? A “Second War for Independence” Begins
What finally started the War of 1812? War on Land and Sea What were the major battles of the War of 1812? An Era of Pride and Good Feelings What were the results of the War of 1812? Major battles of the war of 1812 James Madison is inaugurated President of the United States. 1811 Four thousand naturalized American sailors had been seized by British forces by this year, which forced trade between England and the United States to grind to a halt. 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. 1810 America declares war on Great Britain.
Riots break out in Baltimore in protest of the war.
General William Hull surrenders to General Isaac Brock at Detroit.
General Isaac Brock is killed at the Battle of Queenston Heights 1812 U.S. troops capture and burn the city of York
Captain Perry defeats the British at the Battle of Lake Erie.
The warrior Tecumseh is killed at the Battle of the Thames
The Battle of Crysler's Farm 1813 The Battle of Lundy's Lane
Peace negotiations begin in Ghent.
The British burn Washington, DC in retaliation for the burning of York. President James Madison flees the Capital. 1814 GO HOME 1809 Who was Tecumseh? Tecumseh Leader of the war hawks
James Mdison Before After Summary 1) Increased American patriotism.
2) Weakened Native Americans resistance.
3) U.S. manufacturing grew. Guiding Question The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and the British Empire, and it is often considered a major turning point for the country. Some of the major effects of the war of 1812 were increased patriotism in the United States and increased respect for the US from other countries. The US military and manufacturing were also strengthened. There was also a decline in the power of the Federalist party, as well as less threat from Native Americans.