Lecture 16 - Lecture 16: The war of 1812 and American...

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Lecture 16: The war of 1812 and American Nationalism Star Spangled Banner (1814) -Jose Feliciano I. Foreign Policy for a New Nation A. Jeffersonian Efforts at Neutrality -no entangling alliances -overseas trade necessary for agrarian well-being -peace = liberty B. The Frontier and Indian Resistance -William Henry Harrison -governor of Indiana territory -got most of southern Indiana -Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa -tribes formed confederacy -fight white people 0Nativist message -renounce white ways -give up trade -William Henry Harrison marched on Prophetstown (Nov. 1811) -Battle of Tippecanoe -defeated natives -burned Prophetstown down C. Republican War Hawks -led by Henry Clay and John Calhoun -pushed Madison to war -rejected Jefferson's policy of economic coercion -list of grievances against Britain -on US soil -encouraged Indian attacks -attacked US commerce D. War of 1812 -Madison sent Congress declaration of war 6/1 -not overwhelming majority for war -sectional division -south and west supported war the most -strongest opposition was from New England
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HIST 2111H taught by Professor Hoffer during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Lecture 16 - Lecture 16: The war of 1812 and American...

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