The Battle for New Orleans
About the The Battle for New Orleans Lesson
A lesson on the Battle for New Orleans during the War of 1812. Students read about the Battles for New Orleans. The reading is accompanied by true/false questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to the Battle for New Orleans during the War of 1812.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of the Battles for New Orleans during the War of 1812.
In September, 1814 the British forces went confidently forward to repeat their victory at Baltimore but the American troops that weren?t in Washington to defend the capital were waiting at Baltimore, some sixteen thousand strong. American forces were able to successfully defend that city and the British fleet left Chesapeake Bay in defeat and did not continue with their plan to attack the other cities.