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The War of 1812. A. Causes of the War of 1812. 1. Impressment. A. Causes of the War of 1812. 1. Impressment - The British practice of going ashore and drafting Englishmen into the Royal Navy. A. Causes of the War of 1812.

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a causes of the war of 18121
A. Causes of the War of 1812

1. Impressment - The British practice of going ashore and drafting Englishmen into the Royal Navy.

a causes of the war of 18122
A. Causes of the War of 1812

1. Impressment - The British practice of going ashore and drafting Englishmen into the Royal Navy.

a. Many American sailors were being "pressed" into service.

a causes of the war of 18123
A. Causes of the War of 1812

1. Impressment - The British practice of going ashore and drafting Englishmen into the Royal Navy.

a. Many American sailors were being "pressed" into service.

2. War Hawks

a causes of the war of 18124
A. Causes of the War of 1812

1. Impressment - The British practice of going ashore and drafting Englishmen into the Royal Navy.

a. Many American sailors were being "pressed" into service.

2. War Hawks - Frontier settlers who blamed England for troubles with the Indians.

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A. Causes of the War of 1812

2. War Hawks - Frontier settlers who blamed England for troubles with the Indians.

a. The British had been giving guns to the Indians and had riled them up against the Americans.

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A. Causes of the War of 1812

2. War Hawks - Frontier settlers who blamed England for troubles with the Indians.

a. The British had been giving guns to the Indians and had riled them up against the Americans.

3. Desire for more land

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A. Causes of the War of 1812

2. War Hawks - Frontier settlers who blamed England for troubles with the Indians.

a. The British had been giving guns to the Indians and had riled them up against the Americans.

3. Desire for more land - The US thought we could get Canada from England if we defeated them.

b the early indian wars
B. The Early Indian Wars

1. The Americans wanted Indians to become like them

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B. The Early Indian Wars

1. The Americans wanted Indians to become like them - farmers.

b the early indian wars2
B. The Early Indian Wars

1. The Americans wanted Indians to become like them - farmers

2. Tecumseh and William Henry Harrison fought over the sale of Indian land in Indiana.

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B. The Early Indian Wars

1. The Americans wanted Indians to become like them - farmers.

2. Tecumseh and William Henry Harrison fought over the sale of Indian land in Indiana.

3. The Creeks and Andrew Jackson fought over Indian lands in the South.

c battles in the war of 1812
C. Battles in the War of 1812

1. Early battles at sea

c battles in the war of 18121
C. Battles in the War of 1812

1. Early battles at sea - the USA won most of the battles because American frigates were well-armed, fast and maneuverable. The British ships were older and slower.

c battles in the war of 18122
C. Battles in the War of 1812

1. Early battles at sea - the USA won most of the battles because American frigates were well-armed, fast and maneuverable. The British ship were older and slower.

2. US invaded Canada and burned the gov't buildings there.

c battles in the war of 18123
C. Battles in the War of 1812

3. The British attacked Washington, DC and burned the White House.

c battles in the war of 18124
C. Battles in the War of 1812

3. The British attacked Washington, DC and burned the White House.

a. This is how the White House got its name. It was whitewashed to cover up the stains from the smoke.

c battles in the war of 18125
C. Battles in the War of 1812

3. The British attacked Washington, DC and burned the White House.

a. This is how the White House got its name. It was whitewashed to cover up the stains from the smoke.

b. Dolley Madison saved many of the official documents and a famous portrait of George Washington.

c battles of the war of 1812
C. Battles of the War of 1812

4. Baltimore and Fort McHenry

c battles of the war of 18121
C. Battles of the War of 1812

4. Baltimore and Fort McHenry

a. Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" after the battle.

c battles of the war of 18122
C. Battles of the War of 1812

4. Baltimore and Fort McHenry -

a. Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" after the battle.

5. Battle of New Orleans

c battles of the war of 18123
C. Battles of the War of 1812

4. Baltimore and Fort McHenry -

a. Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" after the battle.

5. Battle of New Orleans

a. Andrew Jackson defeated the British army. His army killed 2,000 British while only 8 US soldiers were killed.

c battles of the war of 18124
C. Battles of the War of 1812

4. Baltimore and Fort McHenry -

a. Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" after the battle.

5. Battle of New Orleans

a. Andrew Jackson defeated the British army. His army killed 2,000 British while only 8 US soldiers were killed.

b. The battle actually occurred after the war was over.

d who won the war of 18121
D. Who won the War of 1812?

1. It was a draw but the US did get a few things.

d who won the war of 18122
D. Who won the War of 1812?

1. It was a draw but the US did get a few things.

a. The British stopped impressment of US sailors.

d who won the war of 18123
D. Who won the War of 1812?

1. It was a draw but the US did get a few things.

a. The British stopped impressment of US sailors.

b. We gained respect and pride.