Results of the war between Britain and the United States
involved no geographical changes,With the exception of uninhabited Carleton Island
in the St. Lawrence River, which was captured by the United States and never returned. and no major policy changes. However all the causes of the war had disappeared with the end of the war between Britain and France and with the destruction of the power of First Nation Indian tribes. American fears of the Indians ended, as did British plans to create a buffer Indian state. After Napoleon's defeat in 1814, Britain was no longer at war with France and there were no restrictions on neutral trade; the British suspended their policy of impressment
of American sailors, and never resumed it. Americans regained their honorBradford Perkins, ed. The Causes of the War of 1812: National Honor or National Interest?
(1962)Hickey p. 300; Barry Schwartz, "The Social Context of Commemoration: A Study in Collective Memory." Social Forces
61#2 (1859) p. 312. and the threat of secession by New England ended.
In Britain, the importance of the conflict was totally overshadowed by European wars, especially the War of the Sixth Coalition
, who returned to... Read More