Cause Of Conflict In Ohio

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Conflict in Ohio - Fighting often broke out between native Americans and settlers - Settlers vs. NA - Little Turtle of the Miamis and Blue Jacket of the Shawnees organized a resistance movement in 1791 - They were armed with British muskets and gunpowder, and drove the white settlers out of the area - President Washington sent General Anthony Wayne into Ohio in 1794. - Many native American groups gathered at Fallen Timbers ready to battle - They thought Wayne would have trouble fighting because there were fallen trees everywhere, nevertheless, he persisted, and beat the native Americans. - In 1795, leaders of many Native Americans signed the Treaty of Greenville. They gave up land that later became a part of Ohio. - In return they got 20,000…show more content…
- Still Tecumseh and his followers continued to resist white settlement The causes of the war of 1812 - The British supplied guns to the Native Americans and encored them to attack U.S settlements - The ban on trade with Britain and France expired - And they would start trade if they respected their neutrality - France did yet Britain didn 't - So they started trading with France] The war hawks push for war - Members of Congress for the South and the West called for war - they were known as the war hawks - War Hawks thought that Britain was still treating the U.S as if they were still a colony. - They were willing to fight a war to defend their rights - Henry Clay wanted to punish Britain for seizing ships and wanted to conquer Canada. - He was a War Hawk - War Hawks saw other advantages of war with…show more content…
The Burning of Washington and victory in Baltimore - In the Spring of 1814, Britain defeated France. - With the war over they had more troops available to send to America - In August 1814, British ships sailed to Chesapeake Bay to invade the capital - The British quickly scared off untrained Americans. - They met very little resistance on their way to the capital - First Lady, Dolly Madison waited for her husband in the White House - Soon after British troops marched to the capital. - Dolly Madison saved important papers and a portrait of George Washington - She fled south - Then the British set fire to the white house as revenge for burning down York - September 13/14, 1814, the British bombarded the Baltimore harbor with rockets - American Forces won the Battle of Baltimore, the British withdrew and the threat to the nation’s capital
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