This PowerPoint and corresponding notes handout provides students with an introduction to the War of 1812. It introduces students to the troubles that began with Britain in the 1800s. It discusses why America went to war with Britain as well as the outcome of the war. It teaches students about Francis Scott Key and why he wrote the "Star Spangled Banner". It also discusses the burning of the White House and Capitol.
This PowerPoint and notes handout are aligned to the following state standard:
SS4H5 The student will analyze the challenges faced by the new nation.
e. Describe the causes and events of the War of 1812; include the burning of the Capitol and the White House.
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- Kara Lee