War Of 1812

Quan Turner

Causes, battles, and effects of the war

4 causes of war in 1812, is impressment- captivity of American sailors to serve on british ships. British blockade of American ships. Native American attacks on the western frontier that were instigated by the british. Tecumseh - attempts to unite all tribes east of mississippi (Indiana Territory). Battle of Tippecanoe (1811). William Henry Harrison destroyed confederacy. Invasion of Canada -3 pronged Invasion/failure. Naval Battles "Old Ironsides" sinks British ship - U.S. has slavary navy but British blockade offsets naval victories. U.S. gets worldwide respect having survived 2 wars with Britain. U.S. accepts Canada as a friendly British neighbor. Native Americans lose power and land. Strong feeling of U.S. Nationalism.