Crash Course US History #11

Crash Course US History #11

US has declared war how many times?
5
First declared war
War of 1812
British oppressing American sailors disrupted
American shipping and trade
Citizenship was
Vague
Brits were also fighting _____ during this time
France
War Hawks
Supported war
Thought Brits were regulating American trade
Henry Clay
War hawk
Orders in council
John randolph
Hated Canada
US wanted to expand into…
Native controlled territory in west –> war of 1812
Tecumseh
Indian who criticized whites
Prophet
Encouraged Indians to abandon ways of whites
Stop drinking and eating their manufactured goods
Resist white settlement
William Henry Harrison
Destroyed prophets town and beat Tecumseh in battle of timbs
Brits encouraged…
Tecumseh and Indians
Northern states did not want
War
Henry Adams
Thought we went to war to gain spirit
US army was….
Much smaller and less funded than Brits but the Brits were bust with war against France
USS Constitution
Old iron sides
Battle of New Orleans
Led by Jackson
Most memorable battle
Occurred after treaty was signed
Treaty of Ghent
1814 no territories changed
Brit couldn’t give land because they would have to give French land too
Indians lost
Effects of war of 1812
US was real
Andrew Jackson became popular
Lack of success in Canada ensured Canadian Nationalism
End of Federalist Party
US pride through victory
US saw itself as a powerful country in the world