War of 1812

Second American Revolution

Summary

The war happened because British were messing with American ships and trade, also they were helping the Native americans fight against the Americans. This war lasted 3 years. It started from June 1812 till February 1815. Treaty of Ghent ended the war. The news took a long time for it to get across to America.

Battle of New Orleans

America and the British went war over New Orleans. Andrew Jackson was the head person over the militia. Andrew Jackson was called "Old Hickory" because he was very tough. British planned if they won this was they would power of the Mississippi river and american trade. Jackson had pirates helping the Americans in this war.