HATCHED! - War of 1812 [1800-1815]
"Strike wherever we can reach the enemy, at sea and on land. But if we fail, let us fail like men, lash ourselves to our gallant gars, and expire together in one common struggle, fighting for free trade and seamen's rights."
Henry ClayGreat Britain refused to remove her troops and forts from the territory we gained after the Revolutionary War.
Great Britain was encouraging indian attacks within our western regions.
Great Britain was impressing our sailors on the high seas.
James Madison decided it was time to go toe to toe against our former Mother country...
we are no longer their colonies...
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