War of 1812

What were the causes


#1 Impressment: British captured ships and kidnapped sailors

#2 Jefferson proposed an embargo to avoid war though it backfired since without the europeans to trade with the American economy suffered

#3 "War Hawks" In 1810 new congressmen were elected and they wanted to do war with Britain.

#4 Native Americans Attack Americans violated the treaty of Greenville and moved into Indian land. Though the British troops were still in western forts and armed Indians to attack Indians

The war starts

Madison officially starts war although North doesn't want war the south and west sides deadened it was officially called Madisions war


when the war ended American factories grew Harrison and Jackson were heroes. America turned from Europe and went west to expand and Americans created a unique culture. Thus the Era of good feelings started.