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1 Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

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4 1. Napoleonic Wars Q1806 Berlin Decrees [Continental System] Q1806 Britain issued the Orders in Council. Q1807 Milan Decrees Q Britain impressed over 6,000 American sailors.

5 2. Chesapeake-Leopard Affair QJune 21, QBr. Captain fired on the USS Chesapeake. Q3 dead, 18 wounded. QBr. Foreign Office said it was a mistake. QJeffersons Response: Forbade Br. ships to dock in American ports. Forbade Br. ships to dock in American ports. Ordered state governors to call up as much as 100,000 militiamen. Ordered state governors to call up as much as 100,000 militiamen.

6 3. The Embargo Act (1807) The OGRABME Turtle

7 Presidential Election of 1808

8 James Madison Becomes President

9 Dolly Madison: The Presidents Greatest Asset

10 4. The Non-Intercourse Act (1809) QReplaced the Embargo Act. QRemained U. S. policy until QUnexpected Consequences: N. Eng. was forced to become self- sufficient again [old factories reopened]. N. Eng. was forced to become self- sufficient again [old factories reopened]. Laid the groundwork for US industrial power. Laid the groundwork for US industrial power. Jefferson, a critic of an industrial America, ironically contributed to Hamiltons view of the US!!! Jefferson, a critic of an industrial America, ironically contributed to Hamiltons view of the US!!!

11 5. Br. Instigation of Indians British General Brock Meets with Tecumseh

12 QGeneral William Henry Harrison governor of the Indiana Territory. QInvited Native Indian chiefs to Ft. Wayne, IN to sign away 3 mil. acres of land to the US government. QTecumseh organized a confederacy of Indian tribes to fight for their homelands. QTecumsehs brother fought against Harrison and was defeated at Tippecanoe. QThis made Harrison a national hero! [1840 election Tippecanoe & Tyler, too!] Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811

13 War Hawks Henry Clay [KY] John C. Calhoun [SC]

14 Presidential Election of 1812

15 Mr. Madisons War!

16 American Problems QThe US was unprepared militarily: Had a 12-ship navy vs. Britains 800 ships. Had a 12-ship navy vs. Britains 800 ships. Americans disliked a draft preferred to enlist in the disorganized state militias. Americans disliked a draft preferred to enlist in the disorganized state militias. QFinancially unprepared: Flood of paper $. Flood of paper $. Revenue from import tariffs declined. Revenue from import tariffs declined. QRegional disagreements.

17 Overview of the War of 1812

18 3 U. S. Invasions of 1812

19 Campaigns of 1813

20 Battle of Fort McHenry, 1814 Oh Say Can You See By the Dawns Early Light… -- Francis Scott Key

21 Gave proof through the night, That our flag was still there..

22 Attack on Ft. Oswego, 1814

23 Hartford Convention December, 1814 – January, 1815

24 Treaty of Ghent December 24, 1814

25 The Battle of New Orleans, 1815

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27 Jacksons Florida Campaigns


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