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Commonly called America’s Second War of Independence, the War of 1812 was a major conflict with Great Britain in the early years of the nineteenth century. Unlike the American Revolution, the causes of the War of 1812 were far more economically and politically motivated rather than idealistic

French and Indian War

French and Indian War

Fall of New Amsterdam, NY

Fall of New Amsterdam, NY

Battle of New Orleans, LA

Battle of New Orleans, LA

Battle of Tippecanoe, IN

Battle of Tippecanoe, IN

Battle of the Thames, Canada

Battle of the Thames, Canada

Capture and burning of Washington D.C.

Capture and burning of Washington D.C.

Capture & Burning of Washington DC

Capture & Burning of Washington DC

Major General Andrew Jackson

Major General Andrew Jackson

Zachary Taylor, 1848

Zachary Taylor, 1848