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The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans
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The Battle of New Orleans

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Information on the Battle of New Orleans and the War of 1812.

Information on the Battle of New Orleans and the War of 1812.

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  • 1. The Battle of New Orleans
    American History Class
  • 2. What?
    Battle of the War of 1812
    Anglo-American War
    Between the United States and British Empire
  • 3. The Battle
    http://haysvillelibrary.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/battle-of-new-orleans.jpg
  • 4. When?
    2 Day Attack
    Dec. 23 & January 8
    Treaty of Ghent
    Ended war
    http://www.robinsonlibrary.com/america/unitedstates/1783/1809/1809/graphics/treaty.jpg
  • 5. Where?
    5 miles south of New Orleans, LA
    Chalmette Plantation
    Map of Louisiana
    http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/thumbnail/161115/1/Battle-Of-New-Orleans.jpg
  • 6. Where? Cont.
    http://www.louisiana-map.org/louisiana-nc.gif
  • 7. Why?
    U.S. Shipping was being harassed
    Britain was requiring shipping licenses
    Imprisonment of American sailors
    British sailors became U.S. citizens, British Navymen kidnapped them back
  • 8. Why? Cont.
    Trade Expansion
    Indian’s obstructed American’s expansion to the north
    British supplied Indian’s
    Britain did not want America trading with France
    Napoleonic wars
  • 9. Who?
    Major General Sir Edward Pakenham
    11,000 soldiers
    1st & 5th Fleet of West India Regiment
    http://www.franklinmaine.net/Gossip%20and%20News/Gossip%20Images/EdwardPakenham.jpg
  • 10. Who? Cont.
    Major General Andrew Jackson (USA)
    4,000 Soldiers
    Militia, Native Americans & Black Soldiers
    http://www.museumoffloridahistory.com/collections/governors/portraits/1_Jackson.jpg
  • 11. The Outcome
    British
    2,332 casualties
    431 killed
    1,353 wounded
    584 captured
    3 major Generals dead
    United States
    314 casualties
    37 killed
    173 wounded
    104 captured
  • 12. The Outcome Cont.
    Gave the U.S. a national identity
    Creates a war hero in Andrew Jackson
    7th President of the United States
    Top 1959 hit
    Jimmie Driftwood; Johnny Horton
  • 13. Work Cited
    The Battle of New Orleans. Wikipedia. 8 October 2009. 9 October 2009 <http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Battle_of_New_Orleans>

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