War of 1812
The war made the U.S a world power & sparked national pride.
-Britain and France went to war again in 1803 and America declared neutrality and wanted to trade with both. Neither Britain or France accepted neutrality. The Chesapeake affair was in 1807 when a British warship tried to capture the Chesapeake an American warship. The Chesapeake resisted and the British ship fired upon it and kidnapped sailors. Many Americans were furious and called for war.