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
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
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.