The War of 1812 was a conflict between the Britain and the US. Following the conflict, the US declared war on June 18th, 1812. This war resulted in the Napoleonic Wars that caused the Great Britain to partake on measures that aggravated the United States Ward (Hickey 13). Some reasons for the war include blocking the US from international trade, impressment by the Royal Navy, British violation of maritime rights and the British support of Native American hostility (Hickey 13). Britain lost the war to America. The war of 1812 fostered a great sense of patriotism among the Americans.