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The Battle of New Orleans

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The Battle of New Orleans

  1. 1. The Battle of New Orleans<br />American History Class<br />
  2. 2. What?<br />Battle of the War of 1812<br />Anglo-American War<br />Between the United States and British Empire<br />
  3. 3. The Battle<br />http://haysvillelibrary.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/battle-of-new-orleans.jpg<br />
  4. 4. When?<br />2 Day Attack<br />Dec. 23 & January 8<br />Treaty of Ghent<br />Ended war<br />http://www.robinsonlibrary.com/america/unitedstates/1783/1809/1809/graphics/treaty.jpg<br />
  5. 5. Where?<br />5 miles south of New Orleans, LA<br />Chalmette Plantation<br />Map of Louisiana<br />http://www.1st-art-gallery.com/thumbnail/161115/1/Battle-Of-New-Orleans.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Where? Cont.<br />http://www.louisiana-map.org/louisiana-nc.gif<br />
  7. 7. Why?<br />U.S. Shipping was being harassed<br />Britain was requiring shipping licenses<br />Imprisonment of American sailors<br />British sailors became U.S. citizens, British Navymen kidnapped them back<br />
  8. 8. Why? Cont.<br />Trade Expansion<br />Indian’s obstructed American’s expansion to the north<br />British supplied Indian’s<br />Britain did not want America trading with France<br />Napoleonic wars<br />
  9. 9. Who?<br />Major General Sir Edward Pakenham<br />11,000 soldiers<br />1st & 5th Fleet of West India Regiment<br />http://www.franklinmaine.net/Gossip%20and%20News/Gossip%20Images/EdwardPakenham.jpg<br />
  10. 10. Who? Cont.<br />Major General Andrew Jackson (USA)<br />4,000 Soldiers<br />Militia, Native Americans & Black Soldiers<br />http://www.museumoffloridahistory.com/collections/governors/portraits/1_Jackson.jpg<br />
  11. 11. The Outcome<br />British<br />2,332 casualties<br />431 killed<br />1,353 wounded<br />584 captured<br />3 major Generals dead<br />United States<br />314 casualties<br />37 killed<br />173 wounded<br />104 captured<br />
  12. 12. The Outcome Cont.<br />Gave the U.S. a national identity<br />Creates a war hero in Andrew Jackson<br />7th President of the United States<br />Top 1959 hit<br />Jimmie Driftwood; Johnny Horton<br />
  13. 13. Work Cited<br />The Battle of New Orleans. Wikipedia. 8 October 2009. 9 October 2009 &lt;http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Battle_of_New_Orleans&gt;<br />

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