War of 1812




British began to impress the Americans so they worked on the British ships


January 1806

James Madison delivers a report regarding British interference


June 1807

The American ship Chesapeake is being fired upon by British ships


December 1807

Thomas Jefferson imposes a embargo on Great Britain but it results in economic disaster


March 1809

James Madison is inaugurated President of the United States.

War Congress convenes.

November 1811

The Battle of Tippecanoe (in present-day Indiana), considered the first battle of the War of 1812

America vs Britain

June 1812

America declares war on Great Britain


June 1812

Riot breaks out in balitimore


July 1812

General William hull enters Canada,
The British force the surrender of Fort Michilimackinac

General issac

August 1812

General Isaac Brock is killed


January 1813

British and Indian allies repel American troops at the Battle of French town.

U.S troops

April 1813

U.S. troops capture and burn the city of York.

Fort Meigs

May 1813

The siege of Fort Meigs


September 1813

Captain Perry defeats the British


October 1813

The warrior Tecumseh is killed at the Battle of the Thames

Crysler's Farm

November 1813

The Battle of Crysler's Farm

The Battle of Chippawa

July 1814

The Battle of Lundy's Lane

Peace negotiations

August 1814

Peace negotiations begin in Ghent


August 24 1814 - August 25 1814

The Britsh burned Washington DC


September 1814

The battle of Plattsburg on Lake Champlain as a Major American Victory

The treaty of Ghent

December 1814

Americans and British diplomats agree to the terms of a treaty

The battle of New orleans

January 1815

Andrew Jackson defeats the British

The peace treaty

February 1815

The Peace Treaty is ratified and President Madison declares the war over.