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Unformatted text preview: commander. Ross was replaced by Brook. The armys different war tactics after under the command of Brook were ineffective. The American army consisted of the common-men: butchers, bakers, and candle stick makers. These men werent nearly as strong as the British redcoats. The U.S tried to wage war in Canada because it was the only British land holdings in North America. However, the U.S was unsuccessful. They were constantly defeated by the British army. The state militias were called in but a few refused to cooperate with their leaders. Armstrong, the secretary of war at the time, was blamed for Washington being burned down and was replaced by Monroe. In the end, neither the British nor the American benefited from the war of 1812....
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- Fall '10
- War Of 1812