Chapter 12.Part 1 The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge

Chapter 12.Part 1 The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge

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Chapter 12: Part 1: The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism 1815 – 1824 On to Canada over Land and Lakes The War of 1812 war was not unified that it could be considered the worst American fought war Poor army and lack of public angered didn’t help the cause Oliver Hazard Perry and General William H. Harrison helped to defeat the British navy and arise public support Washington Burned and New Orleans Defended. In August 1814, the British managed to get into Washington and bun most the buildings Jackson defended New Orleans, in which he defeated many overconfident British Te American navy had done much better than the army had, since the sailors were angry at British impressments The Treaty of Ghent The British made an initial offer, but the Americans under John Quincy Adams refused because they thought they could get more, and they did The Treat of Ghent was signed in December 1814, and it was an armistice, where no demands were addressed
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Chapter 12.Part 1 The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge

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