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LP-War of 1812

Louisiana Purchase - War of 1812

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What President was responsible for the Louisiana Purchase? Thomas Jefferson
From what country did the US buy the Louisiana Territory? France
The Louisiana Purchase was first explored by what expedition? Lewis and Clark
By how much did the Louisiana Purchase increase the size of the US? 828,000,000
What is impressment? the act of impressing people or property into public service or use.
What is Manifest Destiny? the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
What battle was America’s most important victory over British forces? Battle of New Orleans
What were the long-term results of the expedition? A land route to the Pacific
Why was New Orleans one of the most important cities on the North American continent? Gave access to the Gulf of Mexico
Why was the Mississippi River vital to the development of the present-day states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee? The Mississippi was the only way to get goods from these areas to a port where they could be shipped to markets.
What was the stated purpose of the expedition? To gather information about the plants, animals, and native people of the region
How were Lewis and Clark treated by the Native Americans they encountered? The native people gave assistance in the form of food and other supplies and by supplying guides and translators.
What was America’s worst defeat during the War of 1812? The British captured the city of Washington and burned the capital and the White House.
Why were Americans in New England in a war with Britain? New England depended on trade with Britain and would lose money if the two nations went to war.
Americans in the western part of the new nation were especially eager for war with Britain. What British actions led westerners to agitate for war? The British encouraged Native Americans to resist American settlements in the western part of the country.
Besides stopping American ships on their way to trade with France, what other action did the British NAVY take that angered Americans? They impressed American sailors. They encouraged Native Americans to attack American settlements in the western part of the country.
Why did both Britain and France try to interfere with American maritime trade with each other in the early 1800’s? These two countries were at war and didn’t want America to sell supplies to the other side.
What was the result of the war for the Federalist party? Federalists threatened to leave if we went to war with England, but we won so the Federalist Party was ended.
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