War of 1812

The War of 1812

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Peter Fitzgerald

In 1812 the United States of America declared war on the Empire of Great Britain. Although the name suggest that the war was effectively a one year long affair, the truth is that this conflict...
 

Why Did the War of 1812 Start?

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Tim Nash

There were actually several reasons why the war of 1812 started. The official reason as made clear in the declaration of war by the United States of America to Great Britain was the Impression...
 

War of 1812 Timeline

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Tim Nash

1803 - 1812

The War of 1812 timeline started when a total of nearly 10,000 American sailors were forcibly made by the British navy to work in their ships.  This enforcement was made under the...
 

War of 1812 Facts

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Tim Nash

• Our first war of 1812 fact is that the HMS Leopard of the British Navy signals the US ship Chesapeake to stop for inspection if there are British deserters working in the ship.  Chesapeake...
 

Overview of The War of 1812

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Tim Nash

Overview of the war of 1812 started on June 18, 1812 between the United States and Great Britain when the United States of America officially declared War against Great Britain.  This declaration...
 

USS Constitution - The First U.S. Naval Victory

American Wars - War of 1812

Written by Tim Nash

During those formative decades of U.S. history, each time the infant nation was able to show itself capable, that only continued to reinforce that we had not only declared ourselves an independent...
 

 

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