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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

http://www.celebrations-nationwide.com/55897-18.jpg

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

http://www.shippaintings.com/large_images/uss_constitution.JPG

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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

http://earlyamerica.com/portraits/images/madison.jpg

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

http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/catalogues/people/tecumseh.jpeg

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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

http://www.canadianheritage.org/images/regular/20305.jpg

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On June 18, 1812 the United States declareswar on England

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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