Americans need to stop trying to rewrite history. America tried to invade Canada and failed, Canada fired back and got as far as burning down the white house. America with a loosing draw, and Britain basically signed a treaty with both sides getting what they want and this is the reason many Americans are confused thinking they won, but they didn't. They got their asses kicked in Canada.
When you invade another country and get booted out then that is most definitely a defeat,
Britain had no territorial aims other than to stop the Americans, this was achieved losing far less casualties,
even those that claim a stalemate are being optimistic,
at the very best America achieved a losing draw,
Fact is that the US declared war, Brits were fighting Napoleon and won, US objective was to invade and control Canada which they failed to do, the US wins their honour and their right to agree to the treaty at Ghent but later recants on the agreement and forces the natives to sell their land (is that honourable?) and to add salt to the wound once the battles had been fought the Brits march down and burn down the left wing of an American symbol that stands for honour - the white house.
Fact is us declared war, brits were fighting napoleon and won, us objective was to invade and control canada which they failed to do, the us wins their honour and their right to agree to the treaty at Ghent but later recants on the agreement and forces the natives to sell their land (is that honourable?) and to add salt to the wound once the battles had been fought the brits march down and burn down the left wing of an american symbol that stands for honour - the white house.
They wanted to invade canada as a wargoal, and they simply failed to do so as the british simply defended it, also britain burned down the white house after invading, They suffered the most casualties as their armies were also decimated compared to the british, they were defeated simple as that
They def won go U.S!!!!!!! Theyre so wonderful and pretty and nice i love living int he us yay go unitede states of america you go guys yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy i love the us so much worfs cant explain no matter what its so pretty in the united states of a,e america
The Americans technically lost the war because they started it by deciding to invade Canada because they felt they were "threatened" by the British. Also, Manifest Destiny was huge at this time, and most Americans felt they had to god-given right to control North America. I say they technically lost because the original goal was to invade British North America, and since they failed to do that, they lost. Its like how you would say Iraq lost the Iraqi-Iranian war. Their goal was to invade, they got pushed back, so they lost.
I thought they'd lost, and lost badly.
Their invasion of Canada was an utter failure, large parts of the East
Coast were conquered by a tiny British and Canadian army, and the whole
country was left badly in debt. America failed to achieve any of its war aims.
America paid dearly for its failed land grab
The United States did not lose the War of 1812. It was a necessary war that had to be fought in order to correct the situation. If the War had not turned out the way it did, who knows what kind of nation we would be living in today. It definitely would not be the same.
No, the United States did not lose the War of 1812, because we are still an independent nation. In the War of 1812, the British came back to take back over, and finish the job that they did not finish during the Revolutionary War. We kept them off, and we won, because we are still independent.
No, the US did not lose the war of 1812. It was a small war, and we were the ones who came out on top of it. The real losers were the indians who helped, who ended up just getting backstabbed in the end of it to begin with then.
Most historians agree that the War of 1812 ended in a stalemate. I do not believe the United States lost the war, nor do I think there was a clear and defined winner. I believe we still benefit from the impacts of this war based on the improved relations between Canada, Britain, and the United States.