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Unformatted text preview: collapse o Jefferson sought to boycott shipsEmbargo Act Hurt American merchants and people who relied on foreign trade the most In 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain o Theaters of War Canada Growing under British oppression West Two generals made names for themselves o William Henry Harrison Led expedition against Tecumseh o Andrew Jackson Lead expedition against Creek Indians Defeated a British regiment o War was a stalemate and the peace treaty did not settle any of the main causes of war No debate of impressments, Indians, or foreign trade o Outcome of the war proved that the US could defend Gulf Coast Louisiana Purchase unleashed gigantic amount of expansion in the United States purchased Florida from Spain...
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