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2 England did not want the U.S. supplying their enemies with supplies and food 1

3 BUT U.S. wanted to trade with both the English and the French 2

4 IMPRESSMENT - is kidnapping, in this case from a ship on the ocean 3

5 EMBARGO ACT OF stated no American ships could sail to foreign ports and all American ports were closed to British ships 4

6 The Embargo Act was a disaster - it hurt the U.S. economy very badly 5

7 JAMES MADISON wins the election of

8 TECUMSEH - Shawnee chief that organized local tribes against the U.S. government 7

9 The Native Americans and the British join forces after the Battle of Tippecanoe 8

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11 WAR HAWKS wants war with England 9

12 1. U.S. is upset about the impressment of American sailors 10

13 2. U.S. is upset about the British blockade 10

14 3. U.S. is upset the British have joined forces with the Natives 10

15 On June 18, 1812 the United States declares war on England 11

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18 War of 1812 had 2 phases: 1) 1812 to 1814 – England concentrated on defeating the French, pay little attention to U.S. 1

19 2) April of 1814 and on - after the British have defeated the French 1

20 The American army and navy was very weak at the start of the war 2

21 OLIVER HAZZARD PERRY was an American naval commander in charge of U.S. ships in the Great Lakes 3

22 OLIVER HAZZARD PERRY IN BATTLE OF THAMES

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24 BATTLE OF THAMES was an important victory for the Americans for two reasons 4

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26 1) The American victory put an end to the British threat in Northwest United States 4

27 2) Tecumseh was killed in the battle 4

28 FRANCIS SCOTT KEY wrote the Star Spangled Banner as he watched the attack on Fort McHenry 5

29 AMERICAN FLAG AT FORT Mc HENRY

30 FORT McHENRY

31 Original copy of the National Anthem Written by Francis Scott Key as watch the Battle at Fort McHenry

32 The hero of the BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS was GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON 6

33 BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS

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35 TREATY OF GHENT ended the War of 1812 Basically there was no clear winner and many trade disputes were still unsettled 7

36 SIGNING THE TREATY OF GHENT

37 ORIGINAL COPY OF THE TREATY OF GHENT

38 Consequences of the War of 1812 (SIG) 1) Increased American patriotism 8

39 2) Weakened the strength of Native Americans toward the government of the United States 8

40 3) American trade was expanded and more manufacturing followed the war 8

41 4) America proved it could defend itself against a major world power 8

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