Do Now: On the Board- Write anything you know about the War of 1812. Mr. Rasmussen Mrs. Asaro “The War Hawks” 6 th Grade. Direct causes of war. Directly related to Britain’s involvement in Napoleonic Conflict Restriction of trade Impressment. Indirect causes of war.
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“The War Hawks”
What did the British do to provoke war?
In 1814, the British defeat Napoleon. This allows them to devote more military resources toward defeating US.
Note: The melody came from a British pub song.
Closure- Pick a line and complete a visual metaphor as a left side.
Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light,What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming?Whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight,O'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming?And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air,Gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there.O say, does that star-spangled banner yet waveO'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
At first, Britain pursued more aggressive terms, such as…
Why the war ended
While the delegates debated, news of peace reached the Convention.