War of 1812 Timeline

By: Aidan Caputi

1803 - British were seizing American ships and impressing American sailors.

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1807 - Jefferson starts an embargo on great Britain.

1812 - War against Britain is declared.

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1813 - Battle of the Thames is fought . . . Tecumseh is killed.

1814 - British Burn Washington DC and the White House.

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1814 - American and British representatives meet in Ghent, Belgium and sign the Treaty of Ghent, ending the war.

1815 - Battle of Louisiana is fought, then Treaty of Ghent is signed.

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Post War - The United States gains international respect for holding their own in a war against one of the most powerful countries in the world.

Post War - The United States starts manufacturing more of their own goods because had to during the blockade.

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