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The War of 1812
Transcript of The War of 1812
BY: Daniel Armstrong
Britain Supplying Natives:
The British supplied the Natives of America in their campaigns against the U. S. , starting raids and stopping American Expansion
American Political Conflict
The Federalists mainly felt that they needed to have stronger ties to Britain, With the Democratic-Republicans
thinking to sever the ties with britain.
By 1812, the federalist party had weakened, and with James Madison leading them, they did what they could to create weaker ties to Britain
Battle of Tippecanoe
Though it was a pre-war event, the Battle of Tippecanoe was a subdoing of the Natives, and was a great victory over British meddling in the U. S.
Battle at Lake Erie
A battle took place between the Americans and the British, who had taken control of lake erie, and a ship battle broke out, which was taken by the Americans, who captured the ships and gained firm control over the Northwest.
Battle of Thames
The battle of Thames was a land battle between American forces and British /Native forces, in which the British Major General Henry Proctor and 250 Brits fled, and the Indian leader, Tecumseh, was killed.
Burning of the White House
Once the British were done with France, they put full force on the americans, crippling them with an attack on the Chesapeake bay, and a direct invasion of the U. S. to Burn the White house, Which taught the Americans that the British were still not to be trifled with, even if the U. S. is strong.
The British were in a war with France, and so they felt that any trade with France and other European Nations would affect the outcome of the war, and so they restricted american ships from trading with Europe.
The British would kidnap ships that came into or Past Britain, and bombarded the American ships with insults such as "traitors to the British Fleet", and so on.
A fleet from Britain assaulted Baltimore's fort for about 25 hours, in which The fort survived the onslaught. After the attack was over, The fort was flying an American flag, which inspired the song, "The Star Spangled Banner
Burning of the White house
The British set to land near Washington, D. C., and they were heading towards the white house. When they got there, it had already been evacuated, so they had a little break before they burned it to the ground.
Treaty of Ghent
Peace was being conversed in Ghent, and the treaty of Ghent was made, stating that the British would un-occupy Canada, and end their campaign to create an indian state there.
Destruction of the Federalist Party
The federalist party was eliminated, as they were accused of being unpatriotic by supporting stronger ties with the British during a time of war.
This war was a true booster of american spirit for the growth and development of the new country. This war showed that even as a fledgeling country, it was still mighty and was ready at all times.
I am thankful for History.com, and Wikipedia for helping me with this project