Recent Event Highlights: start of the war part 2, and 7 more...
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.on christmas eve of 1814 the British and American negotiating teams, scrawled their signatures and affixed their individual seals to the document. .almost immediately after declaring war on Britain American president James Madison began searching for a diplomatic resolution to the conflict. .the Treaty of Ghent. in effect meant that thousands of people died for nothing: nobody won the war of 1812. .the United States, though it achieved none of stated war aims, did achieve less openly stated aims of pushing the First nation off their traditional territories.
.the battle lasted from December 1814 through January 1815. .on the battlegrounds below the city a diverse of soldier, sailors, and militia including Indians and African Americans defeated Britain's finest white and black troops drawn drawn from Europe and the west Indies. .the American victory in the gulf region forced the British to recognized the United States claims in Louisiana and west Florida to ratify the Treaty of Ghent.
.The Hartford Convention was an event spanning from December 15, 1814-January 14, 1815 in the united states during the War of 1812. .New England's opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the united states was discussed. .the end of the war returned
.was built on a peninsula .was built to block naval advance on Baltimore, Maryland. .named after a secretary of war during George Washington's administration. .in early September 13th specialized bombs killed only 4 men and 24 wounded during the 25 hour hold off. .with the repulse advanced from north point, Baltimore was saved from capture and probable destruction.
.the Hartford convention was an event spanning from December 15, 1814-January 4, 1814. .the united states during the War of 1812 in which New England's opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the united states was discussed. .the end of the war return to the status qou ante bellum- disgraced the Federalist Party, which disbanded in most places.
.The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought during the war of 1812 in central Alabama. .on march 27, 1814 United States forces and Indian allies under General Andrew Jackson defeated Creek Native Americans. .although having to do with the British or Canadians the battle is still considered part war of 1812. .on march 26, at 10:30 in the morning began an artillery barrage which cause little damage during the battle of Horseshoe Bend. .the Horseshoe Bend crushed the creek in the way the Battle of Tippecanoe had for the Shawnee and the first nations first Indians. .the Horseshoe Bend battlefield is presented in the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.
.was fought off the coast of Ohio during the war of 1812. .the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of Great Britain's Royal Navy. .this ensured Americans to control the lake for the rest of the war. .
.also known as the Battle of Moravian town. .was in the war of 1812 which took place on October 5, 1813. .British colonel Henry Proctor was retreating against the advance of his ally Tecumseh from fort Madlen after Oliver Perry's victory in the Battle of Lake Eire. .proctor was later court-martial ed for cowardice. .the Battle of Thames marked the end of Tecumseh's native alliance and led to the re-establishment of American control over the north west frontier.
.the beginning of the war of 1812, the ships of the small US Navy put to sea to avoid being blockade in port by the royal navy. .the Constitution had a crew of 456 and carried 44 guns. .the Guerriere had a crew of 272 and carried 36 guns. .the British killed 23 and wounded, the Constitution's second Lieutenant Henry Ready and 56 wounded severely and slightly, including captain Dacres for a total of 79 killed. .the rest of the British crew became prisoners.
.the reasons of the war starting were .ship jacking .and impressing the American sailors
.the advantages for the British were .the British always supplied the Native Americans with weapons and were being used to attack the southern and western states of the U.S.
.The Americans declared war on England in early june of 1812. .the reason was because the British cept stealing American ships.