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December 24th 1814 The treaty was between The US and the UK. It took place in Belgium
Meeting with all federalist. The constitutional amendments Of the 26 delegates, 12 were from Massachusetts, 7 from Connecticut, 4 from Rhode Island, 2 from New Hampshire, and 1 from Vermont. England trying to get back Massachusetts and Maine. To get back on their side. Political cartoons of the day depicted England's King George III trying to lure Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island back into the British fold. By the time the Hartford delegation arrived in Washington to make their recommendations, the War of 1812 was over. The Treaty of Ghent had already been signed by President Madison and news of Gen.
a. USS Constitution vs. The Guerriere during this war at sea the U.S navy had under 20 ships although they were small in numbers the U.S had well trained sailors but eventually the British ships blocked Americas seaports. b. Thames General Harrison October 1813, he defeated combined force of the British and the Native Americans, Harrison's victory ended the British power in the Northwest. c. Horseshoe Bend Started march 27th 1814 The battle was a stand off with the red sticks and the American army. The Indians crossed the river that led them to hindering block. Andrew Jackson ambushed the Indians The Americans killed many Indians. The Indians that came with Andrew started to make a treaty with the opposing tribe. In the end all the land was given to Georgia. The Indian that saved Jackson's life would of killed him if that he knew that this would happen. d. Battle of lake Erie The Americans captured the first British fleet. September 10th 1813. The Americans sent 9 small naval ships and captured a whole British fleet. The leader Oliver hazard parry Perry strategies caused the British to run out of food and supplies. Once the British ran out of food and supplies they ran a full attack on the Americans. The American capered the whole British fleet, it was a short battle. Perry wrote a letter " we have the enemy and they are ours". E. Battle of Fort McHenry September 14th 1814 battle against the British. The British shot fort mc Henry out of the bay in Baltimore The ships attack the fort for 25 hours. The fort halt firm and the ships left. This became a poem which was written by Francis got key. F. The battle of New Orleans Dec 1814 to Dec 1815 September 1814 to January 1815 was the length of the battle. Andrew Jackson command the us forces in new Orleans it was made of regular soldiers. It was the last major conflict of 1812. made Andrew Jackson famous . The win at new Orleans forced the British that the Americans owned Louisiana and west Florida.
The Advantages of the American side -Americans used guerrilla warfare -Americans had more advanced ships -Had more pride and reason to win - home field advantage The Advantages of the British side - British had more troops - British had more money - British had more naval experience The disadvantages of the American side - The Americans had less troops - Americans suffered debt - Americans had less supplies The disadvantages of the British side - took longer for the British to get their supplies - British had worse ships - Were on a different part of land that they didnt know - they fought the war formally and the troops were standing in a line
The U.S. were at war with the British during the war of 1812
Impressment of American Sailors which was forcing them to be in the British army. Interference with American shipping which was getting in the way of there trade. The British army was arming Native Americans with weapons which slowed westward expansion.
a. Tecumseh He was a Shawnee chief that attempted to form an Indian Confederation to resist White Settlement in the Northwest Territory. He is important because of his influence to try to halt westward expansion. B. James Madison The 4th president of the United States and accepted the War Hawk's decision to declare war upon Great Britain. He led the United States during the War of 1812 C. War hawks The War Hawks are several young congressmen that lead the call for war. They are important because they give emotional speeches that urge Americans to stand up to the British. They also pressured President Madison to declare war. D. Oliver Hazard Perry Oliver was a naval officer during the War of 1812. He is important because he formed a fleet that defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie. This in turn have the U.S. hope during the war. E. Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was a commander during the War of 1812. He is famous during the Battle of New Orleans for severely cutting the British down to 2,000 and more while the Americans suffered casualties about 70.