It was a mixture of America resentment over British harassment of their shipping, and American desire to conquer territory in Canada.
Also called Madison's War, due to President Madison's support for it, he sited the following reasons in a speech to congress:
British Imprisonment on American soldiers and the seizure of land are two causes of the War of 1812.
Which war in which country? There were several notable wars in 1812.
The Napoleonic wars.
jingoism napoleonic wars
one of the causes of the war of 1812 impressment. Another reason is that the Americans were angery that Britain was suppling American Indians with weapons. (along American, canaidian border.)
America wanted Britain out of their fort in America
Religion. Poverty and Government change.
The impressment of 1812 was one of the biggest causes of the War of 1812. American soldiers were being forced to be impressed into the Royal British Navy.
Congress declared war on Britain on June 18, 1812.
The War of 1812 occurred because American sovereignty was at risk. Trade had been interfered with and the Americans fought to protect the trade routes.
the cause of the war were because Britain , America , Canada , french and sometimes native ... just decided to fight , there were no causes .
desire of westerners to expand into canada and florida.
The British were support the Indians in the northwest Indian wars. The Americans saw this as a British effort to end American sovereignty and this was a cause for the War of 1812.
It is called the war of 1812 because the war was declared and fought in the year of 1812.
President James Madison argued for war against Britain, the US ports were being blocked, and American sailors being pressed into service by the British military were causes of the War of 1812. Also the British inciting the Native Americans to violence towards Americans and the violation of America's neutral rights contributed to the War of 1812.
The War of 1812
The British were in war with the French so the British would not let the Americans trade with the French and in doingt so the War of 1812 was initiated. The British were in war with the French so the British would not let the Americans trade with the French and in doingt so the War of 1812 was initiated.
It was little more then a Flash-back to the American Revolutiom,
Farmers got pissed at the taxes of embargo.
The Napoleonic wars.
The War of 1812 began in 1812. It used to be referred to as the War of 1812-1814, but that name became too cumbersome and ultimately, through general usage, was shortened to the War of 1812.
The war in which the americans go to war with the british also known as, "the war of 1812"
why was there a 1812 war
it was after the war of 1812 started but it was in 1812