Soldiers of 1812
How did the war of 1812 have a impact on the soldiers lives?
About the war
why did the war start?
The United States declared war for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by the British war with France, the impressment of many 10,000 American merchant sailors into the Royal Navy, British support for Native American tribes fighting American settlers on the frontier, outrage over insults to national honour during the Chesapeake Leopard Affair, and American interest in annexing British territory.
How long did the war take?
How did the war affect their lives?
how are the soldiers affected physically?
- a pound and a half of bread,
- a pound of fresh or salt beef
- a half gill of rum (2 ounces or 70 ml).