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War of 1812

US History
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Bianca Palmer

on 31 January 2012

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War of 1812 By: Bianca, David and Steven Why were France and Britain at war between 1793-1802?
- Europe between 1793-1802.
- Napolean Bonaporte. Why did the British blockade European ports in 1805? How did this stoppage of trade affect the U.S and other countries? Battle of Baltimore (Fort McHenry) - European ports.
- Prevent ships. - Easter states.
- Southern states. - September 1814
- Colonel Arthur Brooke.
- Major victory. Stephen Van Rennselaer Treaty of Ghent Star Spangled Banner
- The Star Spangled Banner was a flag that was flown at the Fort McHenry that inspired a man named Francis Scott Key to write a song that would become the National Anthem of the United States.
- The flag was created by a woman named Mary Young Pickersgill.
- The War of 1812 was a critical time and Colonel Armistead was the commander of Fort McHenry at the time.
- The flags for Fort McHenry were made in 1813 - The treaty was also known as a peace treaty.
- The treaty was signed on December 24, 1814.
- The treaty was basically to try and stop the long lasting disputes between the British and the US. December 1807:
Embargo Act Timeline: 1807-1815 November 7, 1811:
Battle of Tippecanoe where US defeats Indians. 1811 June, 1812:
Baltimore Riots start against anti-war Federalists. 1812 June 1 1812:
Madison's recommendation to Congress to declair war over sailor's rights and British support of western frontier tribes. 1812 June 4, 1812:
House of Representatives passes war bill. 1812 June 19, 1812:
President Madison declares war on Great Britain. 1812 September 1812:
Baltimore Riots finish. 1812 September 3-6 1812:
Indians attack..
- Fort Harrison
- Fort Madison
- Fort Wayne 1812 January, 1813:
Battle of Frenchtown. 1813 April 1813:
Battle of York (Toronto). 1813 September 1813:
Battle of Lake Erie. 1813 1814:
British plan 3-part invasion of U.S.: Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, and mouth of Mississippi River. 1814 December 24, 1814:
Treaty of Ghent. 1814 January 1815:
Battle of New Orleans. 1815 Battle of Localle Mills - Major General Wilkinson.
- Small outpost at Localle Mills.
- March 30, 1814.
- Canadians helped the British attack the Americans.
- Americans: 154 men killed, wounded or missing.
- British: 61 men killed, wounded or missing.

Battle of Longwoods - March 4, 1814.
- Captain Andrew Hunter Holmes.
- Objective: Capture 1 of 2 British posts in the area.
- 180 men.
- Twenty Mile Creek.
- Americans attacked Detroit.
- British: 14 men killed and 52 men wounded.
- Americans: 4 men killed and 3 men wounded.



- Harvard graduate, millionaire, philantropist and head of leading families.
- New York.
- Lieutenant governor and representative in Congress.
- Army= ill supplied.
- Pressure from James Madison.
- Resigned.


Francis Scott Key



Eleazar Wheelock Ripley



- Lawyer.
- Georgetown.
- Star Spangled Banner. - New Hampshire in 1782.
- State Senator.
- General serving in Niagara.
- Resigned.
- March 1839
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