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War of 1812 why?. FOREIGN POWERS. MR Thomas. http://www.shippaintings.com/age_of_sail.htm. 1. England did not want the U.S. supplying their enemies with supplies and food. http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/locations/images/img0054a.jpg. 2.

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War of 1812 why?

FOREIGN POWERS

MR Thomas

http://www.shippaintings.com/age_of_sail.htm


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Englanddid not want the U.S. supplying their enemies with supplies and food

http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/locations/images/img0054a.jpg


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BUT U.S. wanted to trade with both the English and the French

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IMPRESSMENT - is kidnapping, in this case from a ship on the ocean

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EMBARGO ACT OF 1807 - stated no American ships could sail to foreign ports and all American ports were closed to British ships


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The Embargo Act was a disaster - it hurt the U.S. economy very badly


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JAMES MADISON wins the election of 1808

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TECUMSEH -Shawnee chief that organized local tribesagainst the U.S. government

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The Native Americans and the Britishjoin forces after the Battle of Tippecanoe

http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/background/images/tippecanoe2-33.jpeg


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WAR HAWKS wants

warwith England

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1. U.S. is upsetabout the impressment of American sailors


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2. U.S. is upsetabout the Britishblockade


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3. U.S. is upset the British have joined forces with the Natives

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On June 18, 1812 the United States declareswar on England

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WAR OF 1812

Mr. Thomas


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War of 1812 had 2 phases:

1) 1812 to 1814 – Englandconcentratedon defeating the French, pay little attention to U.S.


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2) April of 1814 and on - after the British have defeated the French


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The American army and navy was very weak at the start of the war


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OLIVER HAZZARD PERRY was an American naval commander in charge of U.S. ships in the Great Lakes


OLIVER HAZZARD PERRY IN BATTLE OF THAMES


OLIVER HAZZARD PERRY IN BATTLE OF THAMES


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BATTLE OF THAMES was an important victory for the Americans for two reasons


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1) The American victory put an end to the British threat in Northwest United States


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2) Tecumseh was killed in the battle


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FRANCIS SCOTT KEY wrote the Star Spangled Banner as he watched the attack on Fort McHenry


AMERICAN FLAG AT FORT Mc HENRY


FORT McHENRY


Original copy of the National Anthem

Written by Francis Scott Key as watch the Battle at Fort McHenry


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The hero of the BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS was GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON


BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS


BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS


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TREATY OF GHENT ended the War of 1812

Basically there was no clear winner and many trade disputes were still unsettled


SIGNING THE TREATY OF GHENT


ORIGINAL COPY OF THE TREATY OF GHENT


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Consequences of the War of 1812 (SIG)

1) Increased American patriotism


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2) Weakened the strength of Native Americans toward the government of the United States


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3) American trade was expanded and more manufacturingfollowed the war


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4) America proved it could defend itself against a major world power


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