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War of 1812


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War of 1812

  1. 1. War of 1812
  2. 2. Uncle Sam (Wilson)
  3. 3. The United States Declares War
  4. 4. First Battles ♦ Detroit was captured soon after declaring war
  5. 5. Battle of the Thames ♦ Native Americans fought on the side of the British, but lose near the shore of Lake Huron. ♦ Tecumseh is killed and native support for the British fades
  6. 6. Lake Erie 1813 – Oliver Hazard Perry defeats British on Lake Erie
  7. 7. USS Constitution August 1812 – USS Constitution scores one of the greatest victories of the war off the coast of Nova Scotia. cool
  8. 8. USS United States The USS United States defeats HMS Macedonia off the coast of Africa
  9. 9. USS President USS President went on the offensive in July of 1813 destroying 3 British ships off the coast of Ireland
  10. 10. Battle of York ♦ April 1813 – Americans take York (Toronto)
  11. 11. Washington, DC Burned ♦ August 1814, British Burn Washington, DC in revenge for the loss at York
  12. 12. Star-Spangled Banner ♦ Francis Scott Key ♦ Held prisoner on British ship in Harbor of Baltimore ♦ Sept 13 & 14, 1814
  13. 13. +banner O say can you see, by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight O'er the ramparts we watch'd were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket's red glare, the bomb bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there, O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the
  14. 14. Fort McHenry
  15. 15. Colonel Jackson General From Tennessee. Defeated Natives at Horshoe Bend (revenge for Fort Mims) Moved south in 1814 to strike at New Orleans
  16. 16. Battle of Lake Champlain ♦ American naval forces, under the command of Commodore MacDonough, defeat a British fleet on Lake Champlain. The American naval victory forces the British to withdraw, and thus ends the British invasion.
  17. 17. Treaty of Ghent ♦ December 24, 1814 ♦ Declared an Armistice