Ch.12 - Ch.12 The Second War for Independence and the...

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Unformatted text preview: Ch.12 The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism 1812-1824 • W.1812 1of worst battles fought for Amer.; divided ppl went to war; despite unimpressive military&peace treat, A.ppl had new sense of nationalism; new activities: BART- On to Canada over Land and Lakes • Start of W.1812 the reg. army was ill-prepared; 3 pronged invasion of Canada was doomed to fail; invaded from Detroit, Niagara and Lake Champlain (beaten back soon); Brits&Can. Got Amer. Ft.Michilimackinac; Brit. Gn.IsaacBrock; lank invasions in 1813 destroyed; A.ppl hoped better for battles fought on water; Amer. navy did much better than Army; A.ppl had better navy ships&men than Brits.; for crew 1/6 was free black; Oliver Hazard Perry naval officer captured Brit. fleet in Lk. Erie; slogan: we have met the enemy and they are ours; Brits. Were forced to w/draw from Detroit and Ft.Malden(Maiden), overtaken by Gn. Harrison’s army&beaten in Bt.ofThames Oct. 1813; Napoleon was capt.& put on the isle Elba. More Brits. went to Canada; 10,000 Brit. wanted to go into N.Y. area, supplies went down Lk. Champlain waterway; Thomas Macdonough & a little fleet challenged the Brits., fought near Plattsburgh Sept.11 1814, Amer. down Lk....
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