war of 1812

the first attack

the war!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

at the beginning of the war nether side wanted its enemy to trade with the united states.Both France and grate Britain threatened to attack American ships and take their cargo. Grate Britain also blockaded France ports so the United states could not ship goods to and from France.

citizen captured

Great Britain also angered united states when it began capturing sailors from American ships. the impressment of these sailors meat that they were forced to work on british ships. Many of these sailors were united states citizens.