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Mr. Madison's War People who opposed the War of 1812 used this term for the War of 1812, since those who supported James Madison for president wanted war.
Star- Spangled Banner The national anthem written by Francis Scott Key during the war of 1812
Sectionalism An extreme loyalty to a particular region of a nation and the region's interests and ways of doing things
Nationalism A strong feeling of pride and devotion to one's own country
Naval Pertaining to ships
Navy The navy is the branch of our military that defends our country at sea.
General William Henry Harrison A general who fought against the Indians in the western territories; defeated Tecumseh and his brother at the Battle of Tippecanoe; later became president
Doves A nickname for people who oppose the war and want peace
Shawnee A Native American people, led by Tecumseh, who opposed settlers moving westward and sided with the British Army
War Hawks A nickname for the Republicans during Madison's presidency who wanted to go to war with Britain
The USS Constitution / Old Ironsides American warship named The USS Constitution and nicknamed "Old Ironsides" sank a British ship off the coast of Nova Scotia
Andrew Jackson General who led American forces in Battle of New Orleans
Battle of New Orleans A battle during the War of 1812 where the British army attempted to take New Orleans, it was fought after the war officially ended
Hartford Convention A meeting of New England Federalists who were opposed to the War of 1812 and talked about seceding from the United States at this meeting
Treaty of Ghent The treaty that ended the War of 1812
Battle of the Thames River Battle led by General William Henry Harrison; broke the British alliance with the Native Americans when Tecumseh was killed; the US won the battle
Battle of Lake Erie A Naval battle where the United States defeated the British and secured Lake Erie
Battle of Tippicanoe William Henry Harrison and troops defeated the Shawnee Indians (Tecumseh) who were trying to unite
War of 1812 The second war (1812-1814) between the United States and Great Britain (England) because Great Britain was trying to interfere with American trade with France
Battle of Lake Champlain A naval victory by American forces that ended the British attempt to cut off New England from the rest of the U.S.
Battle of Horseshoe Bend Andrew Jackson defeated the Creek Indians, who were helping the British and was fought in what is now known as Alabama
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