The War of 1812
 
Conflict with Native Americans <ul><li>900,000 new settlers moved west of the Appalachian Mountains in the years 1790-1810...
Tecumseh
Tecumseh’s Confederation <ul><li>Tecumseh was determined to not let the settlers take anymore Indian land </li></ul><ul><l...
Showdown at Tippacanoe
Showdown at Tippecanoe <ul><li>Tippecanoe was the village that Tecumseh formed in Indiana </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 U.S. sol...
 
Battle of Tippecanoe <ul><li>Both sides suffered heavy losses </li></ul><ul><li>In the end the U.S. soldiers were able to ...
Conflict with the British <ul><li>These conflicts with the Native Americans hurt relations between the U.S. and the Britis...
War!
Congress Declares War <ul><li>1812 President Madison declared war on the British. . .once again! </li></ul><ul><li>The Bri...
War of 1812 <ul><li>Most of the war was fought at sea </li></ul><ul><li>Blockades stopped trade </li></ul><ul><li>America ...
The British Burn Washington <ul><li>1814 The British marched to Wachington D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>With little resistance t...
Final Battles <ul><li>British launch attack on the port of New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans and Native Amer...
 
Treaty of Ghent <ul><li>Americans protested that they would leave the union if the war did not come to an end </li></ul><u...
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The War of 1812

  1. 1. The War of 1812
  2. 3. Conflict with Native Americans <ul><li>900,000 new settlers moved west of the Appalachian Mountains in the years 1790-1810 </li></ul><ul><li>Fighting often broke out between Native Americans and settlers </li></ul>
  3. 4. Tecumseh
  4. 5. Tecumseh’s Confederation <ul><li>Tecumseh was determined to not let the settlers take anymore Indian land </li></ul><ul><li>Taught that white customs corrupted the Indians way of life </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Indian Nations into a confederation to unite against the settlers </li></ul>
  5. 6. Showdown at Tippacanoe
  6. 7. Showdown at Tippecanoe <ul><li>Tippecanoe was the village that Tecumseh formed in Indiana </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 U.S. soldiers were ordered to march to Tippecanoe </li></ul><ul><li>Tecumseh led a surprise attack on the soldiers </li></ul>
  7. 9. Battle of Tippecanoe <ul><li>Both sides suffered heavy losses </li></ul><ul><li>In the end the U.S. soldiers were able to defeat Tecumseh </li></ul><ul><li>Tecumseh and his followers would continue to resist the settlers </li></ul>
  8. 10. Conflict with the British <ul><li>These conflicts with the Native Americans hurt relations between the U.S. and the British </li></ul><ul><li>The British were supplying weapons to the Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. stopped trading with Britain </li></ul>
  9. 11. War!
  10. 12. Congress Declares War <ul><li>1812 President Madison declared war on the British. . .once again! </li></ul><ul><li>The British already had their hands full, they were at war with the French </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. had a very scrawny military and was unprepared for war </li></ul>
  11. 13. War of 1812 <ul><li>Most of the war was fought at sea </li></ul><ul><li>Blockades stopped trade </li></ul><ul><li>America tried to convince Canada to unite with them and defeat the British </li></ul>
  12. 14. The British Burn Washington <ul><li>1814 The British marched to Wachington D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>With little resistance they were able to burn the White House and other buildings to the ground </li></ul>
  13. 15. Final Battles <ul><li>British launch attack on the port of New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>African Americans and Native Americans join the war effort </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Jackson and the Choctaws were able to defeat them </li></ul>
  14. 17. Treaty of Ghent <ul><li>Americans protested that they would leave the union if the war did not come to an end </li></ul><ul><li>1814 a peace treaty was signed, called the Treaty of Ghent </li></ul><ul><li>“Nothing was adjusted, nothing was settled” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Quincy Adams (American delegate) </li></ul></ul>
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