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War of 1812_the_results_show

  1. 1. War of 1812:The Results Show ....and, were back!
  2. 2. Treaty of Ghent, signed Dec. 24, 1814.Officially ended the War of1812.Neither side gained nor lostterritory.U.S. and Britain agreed torespect pre-war boundarybetween U.S. and Canada.Impressment and Indian Aidbecame a non-issue duringthe war and wasnt Ghent, Belgium on a clear day last year.mentioned.
  3. 3. The actual end of the war, Jan. 8, 1815Britain sent an army totake New Orleans in late1814.10,000 of Britains besttroops, led by GeneralPackenham, one ofBritains best generals,attacked American Jackson Square, New Orleans, LAGeneral Andrew Jacksonsthrown-together army of about 5,000.Britain lost....bad. 278 British soldiers were killed and only 13Americans. It was a bad day for Redcoats.
  4. 4. Geographic ResultsWithout all of that pesky British interference with the Indians,the U.S. was able to steal more Indian land, evict moreIndians, and expand very quickly into the Great Lakes regionand the lower Mississippi valley.In the 21 years before the War of 1812, five states (Kentucky,Vermont, Tennessee, Ohio, and Louisiana) were added to theUnion. By comparison, six states (Indiana, Mississippi,Illinois, Alabama, Missouri, Maine) were added in just sixyears following the War of 1812.
  5. 5. Political ResultsThe Federalist Party died after the War of 1812.Many Federalists were involved in a secessionist movementstarted during the Hartford Convention of 1814. The party gotbranded as British collaborators (which was partly true) anddied a quick death.The years between the end of the war and the election of 1824are known as the "Era of Good Feelings" because it lacked anymajor political conflicts.Things were so peaceful that President James Monroe had noopposition in the 1820 election.
  6. 6. More Political andGeographic Results:Andrew Jackson emerged as a hero,especially in the South and West.His popularity grew after fighting withthe Seminole Indians of Florida,despite the fact that Spain ownedFlorida at the time. Jackson memorial at the Plaza Ferdinand VII in Pensacola, FLWhen Spain protested abouthaving U.S. troops on Spanish soil, the U.S. responded with"Give us Florida or put an Army there to stop us."In 1819, Spain gave Florida to the U.S., Jackson, Floridas newmilitary governor, started thinking about national politics.
  7. 7. More Political andGeographic Results:Andrew Jackson emerged as a hero,especially in the South and West.His popularity grew after fighting withthe Seminole Indians of Florida,despite the fact that Spain ownedFlorida at the time. Jackson memorial at the Plaza Ferdinand VII in Pensacola, FLWhen Spain protested abouthaving U.S. troops on Spanish soil, the U.S. responded with"Give us Florida or put an Army there to stop us."In 1819, Spain gave Florida to the U.S., Jackson, Floridas newmilitary governor, started thinking about national politics.

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