War of 1812

American perspective

*The war of 1812 was declared on June 18, 1812 , by President Madison.

*The Americans were very successful and powerful.

*American victories had helped to persuade British statesman to end the war.

* The United States campaign was considered highly ambitious.

*The battle of New Orleans was the last battle of the war of 1812.

*Colonists suspected that Britain was trying to prevent their Western expansion

*In the American battle 2,260 people died.

*The treaty of Ghent was signed in 1814

~ Morgan Eastburn

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