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The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final battle of the War of 1812.Andrew Jackson and his troops defended New Orleans from the British. The British were caught in the open and were defeated.
He was the seventh President of the United States 1829–1837. He was the military governor of pre-admission Florida and the commander of the American forces at the Battle of New Orleans, that when he was known to be a war hero.
The War of 1812 ended when the Treaty of Ghent was signed at the end of 1814,saying that the United States and Britain would end their battle.
The Hartford Convention was an event during 1815 in the United States in the War of 1812 where New England opposition to the war reached the point where a separation from the United States was discussed. The end of the war with a return to the status that disgraced the Federalist Party, which disassembled in most places.
Fort MC Henry helped protect Baltimore harbor from an attack by the British navy in the cheapskate bay.During the attack Francis Scott key wrote a song called the star spangeld banner,it later became the American national anthem.MC Henry was named after James MC Henry, a Scots-Irish immigrant and surgeon-soldier who became Secretary of War under President George Washington
in 1811 the Shawnee leader Tecumseh visited the southern tribes and wanted formation to end the disagreements of Indian land and ways of life. When war started in 1812 a couple of raids were launched against frontier farms and settlements, That started the war of 1812
The battle of thames was an american victory that took place on October 5, 1813.It also resulted in the death of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, and the destruction of the Native American troop which he led.
He served in the War of 1812 against Britain, and at 27 he earned the name "Hero of Lake Erie" for leading American forces to victory at the Battle of Lake Erie.
on September 10 1813, in Lake Erie on the coast of Ohio during the War of 1812 Nine vessels of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of Great Britain's Royal Navy. This controled the lake for the rest of the war in turn allowed the Americans to recover Detroit and win the Battle of the Thames to break the Indian confederation of Tecumseh. It was one of the biggest naval battles of the War of 1812
On 2 August 1812,The U.S. Frigate Constitution left Boston for a raiding cruise because Isaac hull wanted to find and fight one of the several Royal Navy frigates.Then a sail was sighted that turned out to be HMS Guerriere, one of the frigates that had made the Constitution off New York a month earlier.
The War Hawks were a group of twenty Democratic Republicans who persuaded Congress into starting a declaration of war against Britain.
Tecumseh was a Native American leader of the Shawnee.He grew up in Ohio during the American Revolutionary War and the Northwest Indian War sso he was around lots of war.Tecumseh traveled to the southern United States to unite Native American tribes in a confederacy throughout North American
advantages for America during the war were America had a strong army,lots of ship fighting experence,the war was on American land,they had better ship technoligy and there soliders were better trained. Disadvantages were they had a small army,they were poor,brittan had good fighters and britan was better trained.
The Britain were attacking the American ships and impressing American sailor. To put an end to this the American decide to go to war with Britain once again. That why sometime the 1812 war also called the second revolutionary war.
Britain and America went to war because Britain kept attacking there ships and America wanted it to stop.The British were also getting weapons from Indians and America didn't like it
James Madison was an American politician and political philosopher who was elected as the fourth President of the United States 1809–1817 and is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.He was the leader of the house of representatives Madison worked with George Washington to organize the new federal government.When he was president, he led the unprepaired nation into the War of 1812 against Great Britain.