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War of 1812

Group of men in Congress who wanted a 2nd war with England War Hawks
Man who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner" Francis Scott Key
Indian chief who tried to organize the Indians against the white settlers in 1810 Tecumseh
Men who led the War Hawks Henry Clay/John Calhoun
Naval officer who controlled American ships on Lake Erie Oliver "Hazard" Perry
Commander of US troops in New Orleans known as "Hero of New Orleans" Andrew Jackson
The president during the War of 1812 James Madison
Man who defeated Tecumseh at the Battle of Tippecanoe William Henry Harrison
British area in North America desired by the War Hawks Canada
Site of the British attack during which the "Star Spangled Banner" was written Fort McHenry
Nation that controlled Florida during the War of 1812 Spain
Body of water between Canada and the US where the American Navy defeated the British. Lake Erie
The city of Baltimore was defended by this fort Fort McHenry
Region of the US that generally did not favor the War of 1812 New England
City where the treaty ending the War of 1812 was signed Ghent, Belgium
USS Ship nicknamed "Old Ironsides" USS Constitution
The strongest navy in the War of 1812 Britain/England
Some of the most important battles during the War of 1812 occurred on these bodies of water Great Lakes
Act of taking American sailors from their ships and making them serve on British ships. Impressment
Theory that all nations should be able to use the oceans without restrictions from other countries Freedom of the Seas
USS ship fired on by the British Leopard in 1807 USS Chesapeake
Tactic used by England and France during the war between them to prevent ships from entering each other's ports. Blockade
Policy declaring that the American Continent was no longer open for European colonization(no new colonies would be formed) Monroe Doctrine
"Mr MAdison's War" War of 1812
Two European nations who were often at war, which led to the War of 1812 England and France
Policy by which some nation try not to take sides Neutrality
Political party whose members did not favor the War of 1812 Federalist
The final battle of the War of 1812. Was fought 2 weeks after the peace treaty was signed. Battle at New Orleans
What was one of the outcomes of Jefferson's Embargo Act? Caused a rise in prices of goods.
The establishment of
Which political party was weakened during the War of 1812 Federalist Party
Establishment of a naval blockade, Impressment of American sailors and interference withe US foreign trade led the the US to.... Declare war against Britain in 1812
Created by: kkoerner
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