American Leaders

  • Francis Scott Key
    Francis Scott Key

    Francis Scott Key created of one of the most well-known legacies of the War of 1812: the words that became the US national anthem.

  • James Madison
    James Madison

    James Madison was president of the United States during the War of 1812.

  • James Monroe
    James Monroe

    Monroe was the secretary of war and state (simultaneously) during the War of 1812. He later became the fifth president of the U.S.

  • Stephen Pleasonton
    Stephen Pleasonton

    On August 23, 1814, Stephen Pleasonton helped save some of the most important documents of the United States.

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