The WAR of 1812

By: Randy Duane Roberts Jr

Causes of the war of 1812

Cause #1 the Impressment British again captured ships and they kidnapped sailors.

Cause #2 Jefferson proposed an embargo to avoid war, Kept american ships safe no war.

Cause #3 War Hawks wanted war against britan so did the south west blamed Britain.

Cause #4 Americans violated the treaty of Greenville and move into indian land british troops were still in westren forts.

Battles of 1812

War Declared: Madison asked congress to declare on Britain Northern congress man fedarlist voted against war, Southern and westren congressmen Democratic Republicans (and war hawks) voted for war Northern cities called it.


Battle of Baltimore: The British Navy tried to attack Baltimore were stopped at fort Mc Henry. Francis Scott key was inspired by the battle to write what is called the " Star Spangle Banner". British ships retreated and the chesapeakebay area was saved .

The Effects of the war 1812

Economy: Factories grew during the war and america depended less on man factoring.

Polotics: William henry Huris and Andrew Jackson became hero's. The federalist looked unpatriotic after the heartford convection and died out.

Foreign Relations: International respect america held become a world power.

Culture: America enters a period of nationalism/ America turned from Europe looked west to expand/ Americans created a unique culture distant from Europe.