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jr thesis war of 1812


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jr thesis war of 1812

  1. 2. The sis Sta tem ent? <ul><li>Although the War of 1812 might be remembered as a failure, the results impacted the fate of America, which set the foundation of a new home. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Dem Causes of the War of 1812 Impressment = the arrest of American sailors in order to cripple American exports The desire to expand West, but British were in the way The Republican was using war in order to retake the government status from the Federalist party Not only were the British in the way, they were aligned with the American Indians
  3. 4. U.S. Economy… it’s goin down!!! <ul><li>You want to recharter to Bank? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress denied it since it was unconstitutional </li></ul><ul><li>James Monroe passed the bill anyway </li></ul><ul><li>Banks started changing the currency from gold and silver to paper money </li></ul>
  4. 5. Dem Figures of da Time <ul><li>Andrew Jackson- hero of the Battle of New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>William Henry Harrison- hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe </li></ul><ul><li>Francis Scott key- creator of Star-Spangled Banner </li></ul><ul><li>Henry Clay- creator of the American System </li></ul>
  5. 6. SUCCESS!!! …finally <ul><li>British impressments of American soldiers were finished </li></ul><ul><li>British ties with American Indians were fading </li></ul><ul><li>The Republican party were reunited as the Federalist party were destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>Western Expansion was available but was unable to conquer Canada </li></ul>
  6. 7. FIN Thank you for those who are actually paying any attention