1) Republican James Madison was elected president in 1808 and served a second term during 1812.
2) The War of 1812 was fought between America and Great Britain. On July, 1812, the War of 1812 begins. On September of 1813, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry sailed out to meet the British, beginning the Battle of Lake Erie. During August and December of 1814, The Treaty of Fort Jackson, was signed, which ended the Creek War and forced the Creek to give up millions of acres of their land. During January, 1815, The Battle of New Orleans begun. On December 24, 1814, The Treaty of Ghent, which had been signed in Belgium, ended the War of 1812. The war had many consequences, but it has helped the Americans mentally, economically, and financially.