war of 1812


War Hawks


The war hawks were democratic republicans that wanted to go against the British. The Democratic republicans tried to get congress to support the deceleration against Britain.

war of 1812


The reason the war was caused was because the British tried to control trade that was going on in the U.S., America wanted to make their county bigger. The people who attended the war were British, Canadian colonists, and native nations.

How the war officially ended

1812 - 1814

British and American Representative signed the treaty at Belgium.

James Madison


James Madison was the principal architect of the United States Constitution. During the war of 1812 Madison confronted disagreement from merchants and public officials in New England. James Madison did not want to limit civil liberty's he was told to it by supporters, but he just didn't want to.

Oliver Hazard Perry


Oliver Hazard Perry served the war against Britain.

Lake Erie


Their was a battle in lake Erie it was started on September 10, 1813. The British and the U.S fought at that war and once the war was over British quickly got control over lake Erie.



Tecumseh was a native leader and he was known as Tecumseh's confederacy. It was conflicting the United States during the war of 1812 and Tecumseh war.

The Hartford Convention

1814 - 1815

The Hartford convention was when New England Federalists saw each other to talk about their complaints about the War of 1812 and the problems of the federal government's growing power.

Fort McHenry


American soldiers that were at Fort McHenry were going to keep British troops from attacking Baltimore Harbor.