The Treaty of Ghent was signed on December 24, 1814, it ended the War of 1812 between the United States and United Kingdom. Both states kept fighting for many weeks after signing the treaty. President James Madison ratified the treaty on February 17. The people from The Peace Commission representing the U.S were Albert Gallatin, Henry Clay, John Quincy Adams, and John Holmes. When they signed the treaty, they noth gave up their goal which was to expand their territories by taking control of the British.
The Convention began December 1814. There were 26 delegates, 12 were from Massachusetts, 7 from Connecticut, 4 from Rhode Island, 2 from New Hampshire, and 1 from Vermont. By the time the Hartford delegation arrived in Washington to make give their opinions, the War of 1812 was over.
The battle took place January 8 1815, they were commanded by general Andrew Jackson. The British came to seize New Orleans, But they defeated the British army. Days later they made a peace treaty between the American and British, but the they did not get the message in time. Americans won, they had the greatest victory in history. Later after their victory their treaty was signed December 24, 1814.
The battle was lead by General William Henry Harrison there were thousands of troops. Indians fought fiercely but lost, American army won, total victory.
The leader who fought for the indians was named Tacoomsa. The Indians fought against the British.
The battle began in the revolutionary war in 1776, It started because they feared the British were going to attack. It was originally named Fort Wettsy, but they changed it to Fort McHenry because he was he was the supplier of all the money they needed, because of the battle the same day they attacked. Francis Scott was told to write the National Anthem.