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10.3-10.4 quiz

Study guide over War of 1812

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What is impressment? The act of seizing by force; kidnapping
What is the Embargo Act of 1807 An act that American ships could no longer sail to foreign ports and British ships could not enter US harbors.
Who is Tecumseh? A Shawnee chief who vowed to stop the loss of Native American land.
What is a War Hawk? Westerners who called for war.
Who is Oliver Hazard Perry? An experienced officer who took charge of an infant fleet on the shore of Lake Erie.
What was the Battle of the Thames? An American victory over the British in the war of 1812, which ended the British threat to Northwest Territory.
Who was Francis Scott Key? A Washington lawyer who expressed his pride of a large American flag in what became the US National Anthem.
What was the Treaty of Ghent? A treaty signed in 1814, which ended the war of 1812; no territory exchanged hands and trade disputes were not resolved.
What fort were the British attacking while the Star Spangled Banner was written? Fort McHenry
What was Tecumseh's goal? To end the loss of Native American land by forcing the tribes to unite and win the battles.
What were the three main causes of the War of 1812? 1) Impressment of U.S. citizens. 2) British support if Native American resistance. 3) Interference with American shipping.
What were the three main effects of the War of 1812? 1) Increased American patriotism. 2) Weakened Native American resistance. 3) Growth of U.S. manufacturing.
Who was the victorious commander at the Battle of New Orleans? America won the Battle of New Orleans due to the help of future president Andrew Jackson with only 71 casualties.
What two important buildings did the British burn? They burned the Capitol building and the president´s mansion.
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