WAR DECLARED ON THIS DATE IN 1812

the war of 1812

The war began as the U.S. declared war against Great Britain. The conflict 
was over trade restrictions. The two countries ultimately signed the Treaty 
of Ghent on December 24, 1814. News of the peace treaty took two months
to reach the U.S.,during which fighting continued until February 18,1815.The 
war opened a long era of peaceful relations between the United States and  
the British Empire. 

1812- Andrew Jackson

“The Battle of New Orleans” on January 9, 1815 was the climatic battle
in the the War of 1812 and the early career of General Andrew Jackson,
depicted in the above painting.  

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