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  • 1.
    • War Hawks – Congressmen who favored war w/ G. Britain
    • Henry Clay (Kentucky)
    • John C. Calhoun (S.C.)
    • President James Madison (elected 1808)
    • Congress declared war (1 st time)
  • 2.
    • War of 1812
    • First phase of war
    • *At sea – British blockade
    • USS Constitution
    • a.k.a. Old Ironsides
  • 3.  
  • 4.
    • *Lake Erie – Oliver Hazard Perry
    • Flag - “Don’t give up the ship”
    • British surrendered
    • Perry sent message to Wm Henry Harrison
    • “ We have met the enemy, and they are ours.”
  • 5.
    • *Battle of Thames
    • Tecumseh is killed – weakens the Indian- British alliance
    • Second Phase of war
    • Invade Chesapeake Bay – take DC
    • August 1814
    • residents fled
    • city burned
    • hurricane put fires out - spared
  • 6.
    • Fort McHenry –
    • Baltimore, MD
    • Francis Scott Key
    • “ Star Spangled Banner”
  • 7.
    • Treaty of Ghent (Belgium)
    • December 1814
    • problems of impressment & trade were not settled
    • each returned conquered territory
    • talk later
  • 8.
    • Battle of New Orleans – Andrew Jackson
    • January 1815
    • built earthen walls
    • great victory
    • British casualties – 2,030
    • American “ - 21
  • 9.
    • Hartford Convention
    • wanted New England to secede
    • success of war left Federalists w/ reduced power