Who was President during the War of 1812?
Causes of the War of 1812:
1. Britain's seizure of American ships and impressment of sailors.
2. America's resentment of Britain.
3. American belief that British were arming Native Americans and inciting them to riot.
4. American "War Hawks" wanting to annex Florida and Canada.
Results of the War of 1812:
1. America became more isolationist.
2. Spurred westward migration: Jobs scarce, Native Americans weakened.
3. Encouraged American industry (New England textile mills).
4. Ended the Federalist party.
5. Inspired nationalism.
6. Made Andrew Jackson a hero (after winning Battle of New Orleans, 1815).
War of 1812 - Years
Try to please - Giving land, being peaceful, giving up Native American culture.
(Tecumseh) - All tribes would come together to fight European Americans - But diff. language, culture.