The War of 1812
By: Julia Grace Schuchman
Today I will be doing a sequence of events on the war of 1812. If you click the link below, you will see a short clip on the war and some short facts.
War of 1812 | 3 Minute History
Leading up to the war
Both France and Great Britain threatened to attack American ships and there cargo. Also, Great Britain and the United states were also in conflict over the northwest territory.
War with Great Britain Begins
War hawks argued in favor of war against Great Britain and the U.S would have more land for settlers and fewer conflicts with American Indians.
The War at Sea
The American warships defeated a British warship and another important navel victory was fought on lake Erie
Fighting for New Orleans
They agreed to end the war and they signed the peace treedy.
Battles on land
The British attack Washington D.C and the British give up on war.
The Return of Peace
Britain and France ended in 1815 so did American problems with Britain navel policies. One major effect of the War of 1812 was that many Americans felt more confedent about there nation.