Battle of New Orleans
The decisive battle of the War of 1812
occurred after the peace treaty was signed
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)
The battle of New Orleans
A) was a major victory for British forces
B) helped make William Henry Harrison a national hero
C) resulted in almost 2000 British casualties to less than 30 American casualties
D) was the largest naval engagement of the war
E) matched British regulars against a well-trained and organized American force, none of whom were volunteers
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