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Unformatted text preview: C. Objectives: 1. Invade Canada, remove B & I threat, defend national honor D. American military forces weak 1. British Blockade E. Washington D.C. burned 1814 (White House) F. Fort McHenry (Baltimore) 1. Francis Scott Key’s “Star- Spangled Banner” VI. The Creek War A. GA & AL B. “Red Sticks” allied w/Tecumseh & British C. 1813 RS attacked and killed 500 Americans at Fort Mims D. 1814 Andrew Jackson led KY & TN militias against RS E. Battle of Horseshoe Bend 1. 800 RS killed; 23 million acres ceded VII. The Battle of New Orleans (January 1815) A. Peace process begins; both sides unaware B. British invade New Orleans 1. Expect an easy victory – 2x as many troops C. Andrew Jackson sets up defenses along the Mississippi River D. British slow to advance E. American Victory 1. Defensive Positions 2. 2,000 B dead & wounded; 300 A dead & wounded F. Jackson’s victory asserts/bolsters America’s claim of national honor...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course HIST 250 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '11 term at University of Nebraska Kearney.
- Spring '11
- War Of 1812