The War of 1812 In June 1812, during President James Madison’s administration the congress of the United States declared war on Britain. The main reasons that led to the declaration of the war were led by a powerful motivation to uphold national honor in face of what the American considered British insults. The British attempted to restrict the highly profit American trade with Napoleonic France that was locked in a long and bitter conflict with them. The British Royal navy seized American ships, cargoes, and American sailors under the act of impressment. The British removed the sailors from their American ships and forced them to serve on British vessels.
How and why the war of 1812 fought .what was was the significance of its outcome. The war was fought between the United States and Great Britain .The war saw two nations battle at sea along the Canadian border and on the frontier .Other battles took place near the Chesapeake Bay on Atlantic Ocean. The major reasons for the war of 1812 were; -Great Britain had violated American sovereignty by refusing to surrender western ports as promised in the Treaty of Paris -The British and France were interfering with American trade and were taking American ships -The United States believed that Britain still not treating it as an independent country, and was actually providing Native Americans with guns to attack American settlers. -Great Britain controlled much of Canada and many Americans simply wanted to expel the British from North American and expand American border. These ongoing disputes led to the war of 1812.
The citizens vote for the electorate and the upper levels of government would have to get approval from them if they want to make changes. It made Canada more democratic. Expansionism- The idea that the Americans had a right to ownership over all of North America. Many Americans used the term “Manifest Destiny” when they referred to expansionism. It is one of the causes of the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
From 1763 to 1775 the Colonies in North America under the rule of Great Britain had many conflicts and tensions. The Colonists were struggling to fight for their independence. While Great Britain still perused in taxing goods and ruling with complete control. The Colonists began a long battle for independence with Great Britain thus known as the American Revolution. On January 14th 1766 George Grenville a member of British parliament stated that the reason Britain is taking goods and imports is due to them being in debt with the Colonies.
Woodrow Wilson was following the advice of former President George Washington; “beware of entangling alliances”. On February 4, 1915, the Germans declared the waters around the British Isles a war zone. The Germans advertised in American newspapers trying to influence Americans not to travel on British ships. One man who wanted to keep Americans
The Loyalists The Loyalists(officially dubbed United Empire Loyalists) were the people still loyal to Britain during the American Revolution, and who came to Canada to remain British. Most settled in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick. During the 1760's, Canada was just coming out of the Seven Years’ War. The British had finally succeeded in taking the region away from the French. This created problems for the British leaders as now police and soldiers had to be spread out more, and people thought that it would mean less protection for them, which causing civil unrest.
One of the events that catalyzed this expansion was the War of 1812. The war is sometimes called “America’s second war for independence” because Great Britain was still interfering with American affairs. One definite cause of the war cannot be pinpointed because there were many factors that compounded upon one another. They can be whittled down to four main concerns which are maritime and trade issues, the Embargo Act, territorial expansion, and War Hawks. The dispute on the seas and involving trade may have been the biggest concern.
The book begins in Britain where the King and Parliament are expressing their concerns on engaging in a war with their colonies. “America must be made to obey.” America was in open revolt, they declared, and they denounced as traitors those who labored to agitate the people in America. There was a conspiracy going on. All the time they had been professing loyalty to the parent state, they were preparing for rebellion. Opposing ideas were being expressed in the parliament in England, some supporting others against the war.
As the war continued on Britain would eventually will the fight and take control of what was known as the Ohio River Valley as well as land in Canada. This was an unwelcomed war by the colonists that lead to questionable decisions from the British government. The British government faced two main problems after winning the French Indian War that the colonies were starting to come very independent and