War of 1812: Advantages/Disadvantages & Strategies/Tactics

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American advantages?
Outnumbered the British with amount of ships
American disadvantages?
Used personal weapons; were outnumber; limited battlefield experience; limited access to money; bad army; mostly not homeland; not prepared
British advantages?
Many weapons were available to them (had a supply chain available to them); outnumbered the Americans; good army;
British disadvantages?
Many ships were at war with France, so they were outnumbered with the amount of ships; not homeland
British strategies/tactics?
Not make a move until they knew what the Americans were doing; 3-part invasion of US: Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, & the mouth of Mississippi River
American strategies/tactics?
3 attempts to invade Canada; naval offensive
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