War of 1812 PowerPoint Lesson
This is a wonderful, all-encompassing War of 1812 PowerPoint that covers all of the war's causes, major battles and lasting effects. Each slide includes fantastic visuals and simple notes that make each event easy to understand for your students.
Topics and vocabulary covered include: Impressment, Tecumseh, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, The Battle of York, Burning of the White House. Star Spangled Banner, Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson, Monroe Doctrine, Era of Good Feelings, and more! This PowerPoint does a great job of covering the long-term effects of the war - even covering major Supreme Court cases like Marbury v. Madison and McCullough v. Maryland!
For an excellent companion activity for your students, please see this War of 1812 Webquest
. Both of these activities can also be downloaded at a discount as part of the Complete Early American History Unit Plan
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