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War of 1812. 6.4. Main Idea. In the early 1800s, Americans unified to face Great Britain in war once again and to battle resistance from Native Americans over attempts to seize their lands. Causes. 1. Shipping rights Britain continued to attack US ships.

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main idea
Main Idea
  • In the early 1800s, Americans unified to face Great Britain in war once again and to battle resistance from Native Americans over attempts to seize their lands.
causes
Causes
  • 1. Shipping rights
    • Britain continued to attack US ships.
    • The British practiced impressment ( kidnapping American sailors and forcing them to serve GB)
  • To avoid war, Jefferson passes the Embargo Act.
    • This law stopped all US trade with foreign nations.
    • The economy of the US suffered badly.
causes1
Causes
  • 2. Indian Attacks
    • The British encouraged American Indians to attack Americans in the Northwest.
    • The Indian leader is Tecumseh.
causes2
Causes
  • 3. War Hawks
    • A group of congressmen from western states that were eager for war.
    • War Hawks wanted to invade and take over British Canada.
war begins
War Begins
  • Battles were fought in Canada, Northwest, Louisiana, and at sea.
  • Future president William Harrison defeats Tecumseh at the Battle of Thames in Canada.
  • Indians leave British alliance.
andrew jackson
Andrew Jackson
  • Future president Andrew Jackson also wins several battles in the south.
  • 1815- War is over, but Jackson wins largest battle of the war in New Orleans
treaty of ghent
Treaty of Ghent
  • Peace came in 1814
  • Treaty of Ghent ended war
    • No land exchanged
    • British agreed to stop impressment of sailors.
hartford convention
Hartford Convention
  • 1814: Federalists from New England colonies meet.
  • Unhappy with Democratic-Republican rule.
  • Discussed secession (leaving) the US.
  • Largely forgotten after Treaty of Ghent
cause and effect
Cause and Effect

Causes

Effects

  • Impressment
  • Shipping rights
  • Indian attacks
  • Desire for Canada
  • Europe gains respect for US
  • National pride
  • US manufacturing increases (industrial revolution begins)