Andrew Jackson led American milita down to New Orleans to defend the harbor. They ended up embarrasing the British. This battle could have been avoided because Britan already surrendered, but because of poor travel they didn't get the message.
British Liutenent Conel Joeseph Morrison was attempting to keep the Americans out of Canada. He placed his headquaters at John Crysler's Farmhouse. When the Americans attacked, Britan was ready. 102 American milita died and they retreated.
Major George Croghan of the United States was stationed at Ft. Stephenson when they were attacked by the British and the Native Americans. Croghand and his troups triumfed and forced the British back further into the Northwest Territory.
On June 18 British and the Native Americans attacked Fort Mackinac. They attacked the island because they thought the fort was too difficult to defend and it would be an easy win. The British and the Native Americans landed on the island two miles away from the Fort.
On August 19, 1812 at 2:00 P.M. there was a battle on the Atlantic Ocean between the U.S. and the British. The battle started because of the blockades that the British and the French put up and because of the imprisonment of American sailors.
On June 18, 1812 the U.S. wanted to take over the upper and lower parts of Canada that the British had owned. The U.S. attacked three different places in Canada but had all ended in failure. This started because the British and the French put up blockades and the U.S. wanted to get back at them.
On June 12, the U.S. declared war on Britain. This happened because the French wanted to ruin Britain by destroying British trade. In return the British and the French put blockades up which had disastrous effects on the U.S.