In this activity, you will be gathering information on the War of 1812 and its effects.
At this site you will find a summary of the war and its out comes http://members.tripod.com/~war1812/summary.html
At this site: http://www.multied.com/1812/Declares.html
1 Why did the United States Declare war ? (also use this site; http://members.tripod.com/~war1812/causes.html )
Go to this site: http://www.multied.com/1812/Washington.html
2 Explain the significance of the Battle of Bladensburg
At this website: http://home.earthlink.net/~gfeldmeth/lec.sect.html answer the following dealing with the time after the war:
3 What factors assisted with the industrialization of the North East ?
4 Why did a plantation system develop in the South ?
5 Compare and contrast the goals of the following sections of the country.
Why did different sections of the country have different goals ?
6 Explain the Monroe Doctrine
Using the above links and information answer the following in essay form:
What were the long-term effects of the War of 1812 for the United States ?