War Of 1812 Essay Outline

The War of 1812 was a war that lasted approximately two to three years between the British and the United States it is also known as the “second war of Independence”, because of the agreement also known as the Treaty of Ghent, which of course ended the War of 1812 on February 17, 1815. This war was about the British cut off supplies to the United States because the British didn’t want to give supplies to the enemy; The Royal Navy also took seamen from the U.S. merchant ships and forcing them to work for the British, and also the last battle the Battle of Baltimore.
Great Britain restricted trade with the United States because of the war that the U.S. fought with France. During 1806 to 1812, trade restrictions were already in place in the…

“The Star Spangle Banner” the United States national anthem written by Scott Key was a poem, he wrote what he saw on a British ship that an American flag signaling that the British attack had failed and that America was at Victory. On September 12, 1814 The British landed near Baltimore, coming from the Victory of at Washington burning down the White House along with other government buildings. The British didn’t have enough troops to take Baltimore so they had to retreat and surrender. The Battle of Baltimore was the final battle of the War of 1812. The War of 1812 cost the British nearly ten million pounds and it almost cause the U.S. to nearly go bankrupt. John Quincy Adams wanted to restore back everything like it was before the War, and the British decided that whatever you won you get to keep, but both side wanted the War of 1812 to end. The Treaty of Ghent was signed on Christmas Eve 1814 and ended the War of 1812. Both parties decided to meet in Europe (Belgium) and started to negotiate and work out the agreement. It took both the parties approximately one year to settle things and come up with an agreement. Great Britain finally agreed to give up the Northwest Territory and both parties promised that they would both work on ending the slave…