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Who Won the War of 1812?

a group of kids in a grassy areaBritain could claim they had never wanted to fight the US, and had successfully defended Canada. The US could boast they had managed to stave off the much more powerful British. The people who never recovered were the Native Americans, who mostly had sided with the British. Indian lands in the Midwest and Southeast were rapidly overrun by American settlers and became the states of Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Missouri. All five joined the Union between 1816 and 1821.

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