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1 War of 1812 What were the causes of the War of 1812?

2  Review: - Napoleon … France and England … - Napoleon sold … England

3 Britain in financial disaster…again What are England’s options?  War is …. ! - Napoleon used … - England …

4 America pulls a Switzerland  America declares itself … -Continues … - Rules of War: Neutrality = …

5 Rules of War: Neutrality = Immunity Pacific Ocean United States

6 England’s new policy: Impressment You Shall Not Pass! Pacific Ocean United States

7  England gets desperate -England … Impressment (define) … Hey! That’s against the rules!

8 Britain is meddling in America Spanish Louisiana Purchase United States

9 Tecumseh Chiksika

10 Britain is meddling in America Spanish Louisiana Purchase United States

11  Tecumseh (Shawnee Indian) - Wants to create … - Made a treaty with … Britain send … Tecumseh promised …

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13  Raids and Retaliation - Tecumseh’s men … - American militia … - Tecumseh flees … Continues gathering …

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15 What next?  President Madison (4 th President) - Asks Congress to … - Congress …

16 American Forces No standing army, only militia Either really old military leaders Or really young military leaders Canadian Forces No standing army, only militia A few British Regulars Experienced military leaders Couple thousand Indian allies  America vs. England - America can’t … - Decide to … Still part of …

17 Fort Detroit  Wait! We weren’t ready! - Canadian/ Indian troops … - Americans … - Only time an American fort …

18 Invasion of Canada

19  Next two battles - Battle of Lewiston – American... - Battle of Montreal – American … - Americans finally … War continues at …

20  Battle at Sea - American ship, Constitution vs. British ship, Guerriere - A cannon … - British think … - First …  American navy is very small - Privateers (define)

21  Trying again - Navel victories encouraged … - Kentucky militia wants to … Ambushed by … - In 1813, Tecumseh … Indians …

22  Bad news for America - In 1814, British … - British can … Send …

23 Stay Tuned for Next Time: The British Invade America in full force.

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25 War of 1812: Part 2 What were the consequences of the War of 1812?

26  Review: Bad news for America - In 1814, British … - British can … Send …

27  The British Are Coming…Again! - America realizes … - British plan invade … New York (Lake Champlain) Baltimore (Chesapeake Bay) New Orleans (Louisiana) - Only need … Um…We should probably make a real army.

28  British attack the Chesapeake Bay - British bombed the … - New American army guarding …

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30  British attack the Chesapeake Bay - British bombed the … - New American army guarding … - Washington DC is … Then …

31 Thank You Dolley!

32  On to Baltimore! - Baltimore guarded by … - Huge … - Battle at Fort McHenry … https://youtu.be/6hZe8CPGA1E

33 Oh say, can you see by the dawns early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Who’s broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight Over the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? And thee rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. Oh say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave Over the land of the free and the home of the brave?

34 Proper Flag Etiquette When an American Flag is being presented or the National Anthem is being sung, it is proper to: 1.Stand 2.Remove your hat (if wearing one) 3.Put right hand over heart until flag passes or anthem is over 4.Do not talk 5.Sit down after the flag has been removed or announcer says to We are not showing respect to a colored piece of cloth. We are showing respect to the people who have sacrificed for our freedoms. We are also showing gratitude for the freedoms we have. Please show proper respect when a flag is being presented.

35 England: 3,812 soldiers France: 2,289 soldiers Belgium: 5,329 France: 4,410England: 3,812 France: 5,255 Italy: 4,402 Belgium: 7,992France: 10,489 France: 14,246 Netherlands: 8,301 Gettysburg 1,328 California: 145,000 Arlington: 400,000 Colorado: 122,000 Tennessee: 40,000 Hawaii: 34,000 Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers: Unidentified American soldiers from every war

36  British try for New York (Lake Champlain) - New York guarded by … Canada

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39  British try for New York (Lake Champlain) - New York guarded by … - British … - Also lost … Canada

40 War of 1812 Ends… in 1815  3 strikes, England’s out! - England can’t … - America can’t … - War is a … Treaty of Ghent … All boundaries …  Consequences of the War of America created … - England finally accepted … - National Anthem …

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42 How angry was England at us? London Times printed the following: Oh, [no one can] save the United States from the blow! Strike! Chastise the savages, for such they are.... Our demands may be couched in a single word--Submission!

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