Captain Oliver Perry's victory at the Battle of Lake Erie (Source: Library
The United States attempted
to invade Canada, but failed. The British captured and
burned Washington, D.C.. The British also attempted to
invade the United States from Canada, but failed. This
picture shows Captain Oliver Perry's victory at the
Battle of Lake Erie.
Andrew Jackson defeated the British when they tried to
invade New Orleans.
A peace treaty
was finally signed in December of 1814. The British
agreed to recognize the United States country boundaries.
In addition, the United States had established itself as
a powerful military force.