The last battle of the war was the Battle of New Orleans. This battle was the war winning battle. According to The American Journey textbook, it states “At the Battle of New Orleans, Americans achieved a decisive victory.” Some people think that the British won because that had held more land during the war. According to news.wypr.org, it states “ The British won, despite what Americans may think. The British
The War of 1812 I believe that the war of 1812 was a non-sense war regardless of their differences that they had to begin with. The British won by large, for the simple reason the United States were not prepared to fight with a more powerful Britain. To fight Britain was not only unnecessary; it was also a fight that the United States was going to lose. The British had a much larger concern in their hands. In France, Napoleon was one of the greatest generals and warriors ever.
After the Revolutionary War, the Founding Fathers began to develop the country. This Founding Fathers were at first lost and confused at where they should go after the war because the United States Constitution did not leave them an outline that could be followed. In the end, through various attempts and risky tries the country finally began to continue onto the correct pathway. However, the peace and tranquility did not last long, the colonies became aggravated at the interference the British had on them. Then, in 1812, a war broke out once again between the Americans and British.
For the English government this success meant that they had eliminated their major rival in settling colonies in the new-world. For thirteen colonies, this was a bittersweet time as the war had given them major profits, and the aftermath gave them their own small debt, which was insignificant compared to England’s amount, but nevertheless, they were relieved to be out of the war and back into a peaceful setting, albeit one that was temporarily. The sense of victory would last very shortly, as Britain elected a new Prime Minister, George Grenville, who was given a colossal amount of debt because of the war. The French and Indian war had cost Britain over 129 million pounds, and 4.5 million pounds per year with interest, (due to inflation this was a massive amount at the time equaling 21 billion and 720 million dollars respectively) in soldiers and weaponry, and due to the fact that this was the first time in nearly eighty years that England wasn’t at war with any other countries, they decided to move on into internal affairs, that included taxing. According to Aronson, “…people in England would not stand for any new taxes-they were already the most heavily taxed people in Europe,”, and since Grenville wouldn’t force any new taxes on people who were already paying so much, he decided
There is one war that the United States of America gained independence from and after that this country was not only a country but a nation united as one. The American Revolution was this war and it had a huge impact on shaping this country. This war lasted from April 19, 1775 through September 3, 1783. Throughout all these years there were many up and downs and some tragic loses, but America pulled through and fought strong and proud. During this time many battles were fought causing the victory of the United States.
Hope Winston Churchill said “The future is unknowable, but the past should give us hope”. Churchill understood that without the wars, struggles, and hardships that America has been through in the past, we wouldn 't be living in this free country with the hopes that we have today. Without the patriots we had back then, we wouldn 't be here today. On July 4th 1776 America gained its Independence from England. Everyday since then thousands of soldiers risk their lives for our freedom and to secure this independance.
22. In 1812 America and Britain went to war. Leading up to this time was a point of bloodshed, belligerent acts, and again political issues. At first the United States was not ready for combat. Although we declared war on Britain we were not equipped for such an extensive battle.
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
The seeds of the revolution were sown in the French and Indian War, a conflict which turned the geopolitical landscape of North America on its head. The two great powers of France and Britain duked it out for world dominance for nine years, and by the end of the conflict France had been relegated to its sugar fields in the Caribbean. Where there had once been a formidable enemy which threatened the very existence of the colonies before, there was now simply a void, land free for the taking. However the British did