Which document did U.S. President James Madison sign on June 18, 1812?
- Declaration of War
On June 8, 1812, President James Madison declared war on England by signing Congress' official declaration of war. While there may have been many underlying motives that started the war, one of the main reasons it began was because Britain blockaded French ports. They demanded that American ships dock in Britain first and pay a fee before making their way to France. Source: americaslibrary.gov
- Bill of Rights
- Louisiana Purchase
- Alien and Sedition Acts