1812 timeline


Lake Erie

September 10, 1813

United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of Great Britain's Royal Navy. This made it to where the U.S has full control over the lake during the war. This let the Americans recover Detroit and win the Battle of the Thames to break the Indian confederation of Tecumseh. This was the biggest Navel battles of the War of 1812.


October 5, 1813

The Battle of Thames was also known as Battle of Moraviantown, This was a decisive United States victory in the War of 1812 against Great Britain.

Fort Mchenry


Fort Mchenry was when the British came to the U.S. Fort and they attacked it. The British went there on a ship to attack the Fort because the Fort was on an entrance to a harbor so9 it was very easy for the British to come and attack them.

The British Plan


3-part invasion of US: Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, & the mouth of Mississippi River. The British are eventually turned back at Baltimore harbor.

Horseshoe bend

March 27, 1814

This happened in central Alabama. The United States forced Indian allies under Major General Andrew Jackson. They defeated to Red Sticks, a part of the Creek Indian tribe who opposed American expansion, effectively ending the Creek
War. This battle was called the Horseshoe Bend because there was a creek that was called Horseshoe.

Battle of Palttsburgh

September 1814

The US secures its northern border with a huge victory over a larger British force. This ended the final invasion of the northern states of the United States during the War of 1812.

Battle of New Orleans

January 1815

Battle of New Orleans. Andrew Jackson scores a huge victory and paves the way to the White House. 700 British soldiers were killed, 1400 were wounded. The US only lost 8 people during the Battle of New Orleans.