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Ch. 10 Sect. 3-4

Section 3-4 Vocab

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Impressment The act of seizing by force; kidnapping.
Embargo Act of 1807 An embargo that banned American merchants to sail to foreign ports.
Tecumseh A Shawnee Chief who vowed to stop the loss of Native American land.
War Hawks Westerners who called for for war against Britain.
Oliver Hazard Perry An experienced Officer who took charge of the new American fleet.
Battle of the Thames A battle led by American General Harrison, who defeated the British forces retreating to Canada.
Francis Scott Key A Washington Lawyer who was captured by the British during the Battle of Fort McHenry, and described the battle, which became know as the American National Anthem.
The Treaty of Ghent Ended the War of 1812.
What fort were the British attacking when the Star Spangled Banner was written? Fort McHenry in Baltimore.
What was Tecumseh's goal? To stop the loss of Native American land.
What were the three main causes of the War of 1812? The Embargo Act of 1807. Tecumseh wanting to stop the loss of Native American land The seizing of American merchant ships and the impressment of the sailors by the British.
What were the three main effects of the War of 1812? It increased American patriotism. The war broke the strength of the Native Americans who had sided with the British during the war. The war interrupted trade, which forced Americans to make goods they had previously imported.
Who was the victorious commander of the Battle of New Orleans? Andrew Jackson
What two important buildings did the British burn? The White House and the Capitol.
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