War of 1812
War of 1812 Describe the causes and events of the War of 1812
Why did President Madison want the Untied States to stay neutral?
He wanted Americans to be able to trade with both the British and the French.
What did Britain do at sea that helped lead to the war?
British officers raided American ships. They forced some American sailors to work on their ships.
Why did Tecumseh want American Indian Nations to unite?
He believed that by acting together, they could keep settlers away.
What happened when the United States Army fought near Canada early in the war?
The U.S. Army was badly beaten each time it tried to invade Canada
What happened to the White House and the Capitol during the invasion of Washington?
The British burned them.