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louisiana-War of 181

Louisiana purchase and War of 1812

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What President was responsible for the Louisiana Purchase president thomas jefferson
From what country did the US buy the Louisiana Territory france
By how much did the Louisiana Purchase increase the size of the US doubled
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.
Why was New Orleans one of the most important cities on the North American continent. New Orleans controlled the mouth of the Mississippi. No products could be shipped down the Mississippi
he Louisiana Purchase was first explored by what expedition? the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
What was the stated purpose of the expedition? To gather information about the plants, animals, and native people of the region and to search for the Northwest Passage
How were Lewis and Clark treated by the Native Americans they encountered? horrible
What were the results of the Lewis and Clark Expedition The expedition created great interest in the region, spurred many Americans to move into the territory, and increase knowledge of the flora and fauna of the American West.
What is impressment? Impressment refers to the act in which men are captured and forced into naval service. While many nations at various times in history have employed a policy of impressment, the term is usually used in reference to Great Britain's Royal Navy.
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.
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.
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.
-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? bombings
-Why were Americans in New England against war with Britain? New England depended on trade with Britain and would lose money if the two nations went to war.
-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.
What battle was America’s most important victory over British forces? The Battle of New Orleans
What was the result of the war for the Federalist party? The War of 1812 has frequently been mythically portrayed as a stout contest in which outnumbered United States forces fought valiantly against British .
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