9.4 The War of 1812 <ul><li>Why unprepared-  Fewer than 7,000 troops; poorly trained militia; Commanders too old to fight;...
Canada <ul><li>War in Canada-  Began July 1812; General Hull and General Harrison both made unsuccessful attempts to defea...
More Battles <ul><li>Battle of Horseshoe Bend -  After Tecumseh was killed, the NA confederation fell apart; Andrew Jackso...
Up in Flames <ul><li>British Attack on Washington D.C.- August 1814; sailed into Chesapeake Bay; attempted to burn/destroy...
Down go the British <ul><li>British Defeat at Plattsburgh- Sir George Provost led British troops to capture Plattsburgh; A...
It’s Over… <ul><li>Treaty of Ghent -  Americans and British signed peace agreement; no changes resulted   </li></ul><ul><l...
War Hero <ul><li>Significance of win for Andrew Jackson -  War hero; fame helped him win presidency in 1828   </li></ul><u...
Essential Question <ul><li>How did the U.S. benefit from its victory in the War of 1812?   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End of th...
 
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9.4 the war of 1812

  1. 2. 9.4 The War of 1812 <ul><li>Why unprepared- Fewer than 7,000 troops; poorly trained militia; Commanders too old to fight; split support; underestimating Britain’s strength </li></ul>
  2. 3. Canada <ul><li>War in Canada- Began July 1812; General Hull and General Harrison both made unsuccessful attempts to defeat British/NA in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Naval Battles - Oliver Hazard Perry captured control of Lake Erie from British; Tecumseh killed in Battle of Thames; Toronto attacked </li></ul>
  3. 4. More Battles <ul><li>Battle of Horseshoe Bend - After Tecumseh was killed, the NA confederation fell apart; Andrew Jackson led troops to attack; forced Creeks to give up most land in the Mississippi Territory </li></ul>
  4. 5. Up in Flames <ul><li>British Attack on Washington D.C.- August 1814; sailed into Chesapeake Bay; attempted to burn/destroy everything related to the government; burned the Capitol and president’s mansion </li></ul><ul><li>Francis Scott Key- Wrote the Star-Spangled Banner after watching the bombs burst over Ft. McHenry; became national anthem in 1931 </li></ul>
  5. 6. Down go the British <ul><li>British Defeat at Plattsburgh- Sir George Provost led British troops to capture Plattsburgh; American naval force defeated them and forced them back into Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Significance of the Battle of Lake Champlain- British decided the war in NA was too costly and unnecessary </li></ul>
  6. 7. It’s Over… <ul><li>Treaty of Ghent - Americans and British signed peace agreement; no changes resulted </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of New Orleans - Word of treaty hadn’t reached all yet; Andrew Jackson’s troops were ready for British; hid behind cotton bales which absorbed bullets </li></ul>
  7. 8. War Hero <ul><li>Significance of win for Andrew Jackson - War hero; fame helped him win presidency in 1828 </li></ul><ul><li>New England Federalists - Had opposed war the entire time; most wanted to remain with Union; proposed several amendments to Constitution; party was weakened </li></ul>
  8. 9. Essential Question <ul><li>How did the U.S. benefit from its victory in the War of 1812? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End of threat from N.A. Confederation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growth of national pride </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect abroad </li></ul></ul>

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