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James Madison

March 16, 1751 - June 28, 1836

James Madison was a American statesman and political theorist, and the Fourth President of the United States and was a key author for the Bill of Rights.

Andrew Jackson

March 15, 1767 - June 8, 1845

Andrew Jackson was a American Democrat-Republican and Army general who led the Americans in the battle of New Orleans and the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. Some people nicknamed him Old Hickory for his aggressiveness and toughness.

Tecumseh

March 1768 - October 5, 1813

He was a Native American leader of the Shawnee and the large tribal confederacy known as the Tecumseh Confederacy.

Oliver Hazard Perry

August 23, 1785 - August 23, 1819

Oliver Hazard Perry was a U.S Commodore who was given the title Hero of Erie for leading American forces in a decisive victory over the British. Perry was a Iconic American commander who led various ships.

U.S. Declares War

June 18,1812

The United States declare war on Great Britain.

Battle of Sackets Harbor

July 18, 1812

It was a Naval Battle repelled by the Americans on their own town

Detroit Surrendered

August 16, 1812

Gen. William Hull surrenders Detroit without a Fight, because he lost hope of Defending the settlement by seeing the large British and Indian force. Also his Daughter and Grandchild were inside the fort.

USS Consitution vs Gurriere

August 19, 1812

The USS Constitution was sailing and sighted the HMS Guerriere and the US navy boat had 476 men aboard while the Guerriere had 263 men and the aftermath the USS Constitution swept the Gurriere

Raid on Gananoque

September 21, 1812

Captain. Benjamin Forsyth led the Americans to battle at Gananoque because it was important forwarding point for sending supplies up river from Montreal to Kingston.

Battle of Queenston Heights

October 3, 1812

Major General Stephen van Rensselaer led 6,000 Americans into battle against a 1,300 British Force. It was a British Victory that turned back the first American Niagara Attack.

Battle of Thames

October 5, 1812

The Battle of Thames was a American Victory with the American force up to 3,760 men overwhelmed the British and Indian 1,300 men, the iconic Tecumseh was killed.

James Madison Re-Election

November 5, 1812

President James Madison was re elected with 50.4% of the popular vote and won 122 of the electoral votes.

Chauncey attacks Kingston

November 10, 1812

Commander Isaac Chauncey led 4,000 U.S. soldiers and 14 warships into the Battle of Fort George against 1,350 British soldiers trying to take over the Niagara front. The United States Successfully captured Fort George.

Battle of Lake Erie

September 10, 1813

The Battle took place off the coast of Ohio Nine American ships captured the British Royal Navy's which in turned helped the Americans to re-capture Detroit.

Battle of Horshoe Bend

March 27, 1814

President Andrew Jackson led 2,600 American soldiers with 600 allied Indian Warriors and defeated the Red Stick Creek to cede 23 million acres of land.

Battle of New Orleans

January 8, 1815

Former Major General Andrew Jackson led American troops to New Orleans to re-capture the city and it was the final major battle of 1812.