The War Of 1812
Created by: Kaity Johnson
I am going explain to you about the sequence of events during"War of 1812".
Leading up to the war
- Both France and Great Britain threatened to attack american ships and take their cargo
- Great Britain also angered the U.S. by capturing sailors from american ships
War with Great Britain begins
- War hawks argued in favor of war against Great Britain
- One reason war hawks wanted war was because of attacks on american ships
The war at Sea
- The american warship USS constitution defeated a British warship
- British cannonballs seemed to bounce off the USS constitution. The US won!
Battles on land
- The British attacked Washington D.C. in August 1814
- Finally, the British gave up!
Fighting for New Orleans
- They signed a peace treaty
- The British attack the port of New Orleans
The Return of peace
- Britain and France ended in 1815
- Battle of New Orleans was victory for the U.S.