Political and Economic
                        Causes of War
                               Daniel Ron




Wednesday, Febr...
Attacking American
                                      Boats

                   • France abducted American boats tradin...
Great Britain on
                                  The Seas
                   •       Britain would stop American trade b...
Jefferson and the
                                 Embargo Acts
                   • Jefferson created the Embargo Acts in...
Non-Intercourse Acts

                   • After long negotiation, Madison created the
                           Non-Inte...
A Second War
                                 with Britain
                   • Britain did not fully remove itself after ...
Reasons For War
                   • Farmers wanted to expand west for more
                           land
              ...
Reasons Against War
                   • Federalists opposed war
                   • Britain was their source of trade
  ...
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  • Political And Economic Causes of War of 1812.Key

    1. 1. Political and Economic Causes of War Daniel Ron Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    2. 2. Attacking American Boats • France abducted American boats trading with Britain • Britain abducted twice as many boats as France did Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    3. 3. Great Britain on The Seas • Britain would stop American trade boats and abduct them • They would also search the boats for deserters of the British Navy • Britain would impress (make a person unwillingly serve in the army or navy) the runaways • Occasionally, American sailors would be mistaken for British deserters Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    4. 4. Jefferson and the Embargo Acts • Jefferson created the Embargo Acts in response to abduction of American boats • Meant would not trade with any other foreign nation • Acts did little to affect Britain or France • Were repealed in 1809 Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    5. 5. Non-Intercourse Acts • After long negotiation, Madison created the Non-Intercourse Act • This act meant trade was not permitted with Britain, but trade was legal with France • Angered Federalists Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    6. 6. A Second War with Britain • Britain did not fully remove itself after first war of independence • A second war was bound to break out • Many reasons supported American attack on Britain Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    7. 7. Reasons For War • Farmers wanted to expand west for more land • Britain was supplying Native Americans with weapons to keep Americans from expanding • Also and excuse to invade Spanish Florida (a British alliance) and Canada (owned by Britain at the time) Wednesday, February 11, 2009
    8. 8. Reasons Against War • Federalists opposed war • Britain was their source of trade • A war meant money would not be made • Because Madison was Republican, he did as the farmers requested (Farmers were main support group of Republicans) Wednesday, February 11, 2009
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