WAR OF 1812

JENNIFER CUELLAR

SEQUENCE

I will tell the order of how the war or 1812 happened

LEADING UP TO WAR

GREAT BRITAN & FRANCE FOUGHT FOR ITEM ( FOOD , FRESH WATER , WEAPONS , ETC.). THEY WERE FED UP OF ALL OF THE FIGHTING , FRANCE AND GREAT BRITAN THREATENED TO DESTROYED AMERICANS SHIPS AND TAKE THERE CARGO

WAR WITH GREAT BRITAN BEGINS

THE PRESIDENT JAMES MADISON IN 1812 WAS AGAINST GREAT BRITAN . AT FIRST PRESIDENT MADISON DID NOT WANT TO DECLARE WAR . A FEW MONTHS LATER PRESIDENT MADISON WAS ALL IN FAVOR TO WAR WITH BRITAN.

WAR AT SEA

THEY USED THE USS CONSTITUTION DEFEATED GREAT BRITAN ON LAKE ERIE. THE WOOD SIDES OF THE CONSTITUTION WERE SO THICK THAT THE CANNON BALLS SEEMED TO BOUNCE OF LIKE THEY WERE NOTHING BUT BALLOONS . THE USS CONSTITUTION STILL EXISTS TODAY WITH THE NAME "OLD IRONSIDES".

BATTELS ON LAND

BRITISH GAVE UP AND DESTROYED EVERY SINGLE GOV. BUILDINGS AND THE WHITE HOUSE THE FIRST LADY BARELY MADE IT OUT ALIVE ! SHE HAD TO LEAVE WITH A FAMOUS PAINTING OF GEORGE WASHINGTON . IT WAS "HER LIFE "

FIGHTING FOR NEW ORLEANS

THEY SIGNED A TREATY TO END THE WAR AND FOUGHT FOR NEW ORLEANS.THE TREATY OF GHENT TOOK SEVERAL WEEKS TO GET ALL THE WAY TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN .BUT THERE WAS STILL SOLDIERS FIGHTING IN AMERICA .

THE RETURN OF PEACE

ONCE THE WAR WAS OVER PEACE RETURNED THE PLACE BECAUSE OF THE GHENT TREATY. ONE MAJOR EFFECT OF THE WAR OF 1812 WAS THAT MANY AMERICANS FELT MORE CONFIDENT ABOUT THEIR NEW NATION . IT FEELS LIKE IT WAS BORN YESTERDAY .