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Chapter 8 Test-LA
|a treaty negotiated by American representative Thomas Pinckney and signed in 1795 that gave Americans the right to trade and deposit goods in New Orleans; with terms to be renegotiated after three years
|the act of officially ending something (such as slavery)
|a secret agreement between France and the Spanish king, first signed in 1800, by which Spain returned Louisiana to France
|Treaty of San Ildefonso
|the 1803 agreement, negotiated by Americans James Monroe and Robert Livingston, through which the United States purchased all of Louisiana from France for $15,000,000
|a treaty signed in 1819 that specified how much land (530,000,000 acres) the Louisiana Purchase added to the United States and settled the boundary dispute between LA & Spanish Texas
|In the nineteenth century, a form of adventuring-of trying to interfere with or overthrow legitimate rule; today, using delaying tactics to put off or prevent passage of laws
|A combat between two persons, especially one fought with weapons in front of witnesses
|the setting free of slaves by their masters
|the practice by the British in the early 1800s of overtaking American ships at sea and pressing (forcing) common sailors into service; one factor that led to the War of 1812
|the major battle between Great Britain and the United States in the War of 1812, which took place on January 8, 1815; Andrew Jackson’s American troops defeated the British
|Battle of New Orleans
|The group that formally elects the U.S. president and vice president
|The outcome of the presidential election of 1824, in which John Quincy Adams was elected by the House of Representatives, even though Andrew Jackson had won the popular vote
|Who was the leader of the French government when the United States purchased Louisiana?
|According to the map, what was the eastern boundary of the Louisiana Purchase?
|According to the map, how many states made up the United States when Louisiana was purchased?
|According to the map, what country owned Florida at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?
|Why did Thomas Jefferson want to purchase New Orleans from France?
|He wanted to establish permanent access to the Mississippi River and control the port
|Which explains why France decided to sell the Louisiana Territory to the United States?
|Napoleon’s failure to control Saint-Domingue rendered Louisiana useless to the French leader
|What was an important consequence of the Louisiana Purchase?
|It provided for the future growth of the US and gave them potential to become a world power
|Who became governor of the Territory of Orleans?
|William CC Claiborne
|How was control of Louisiana related to Napoleon’s plan for Saint-Domingue?
|He intended to use LA and trade on the Mississippi river as a supply depot for Saint-Domingue
|Why did Burr challenge Hamilton to a duel?
|Because he wrote a newspaper article criticizing Burr for wanting to take over Mexico
|The only place east of the Mississippi River that was included in the Louisiana Purchase was what?
|How did Claiborne’s 1806 slave code differ from previous colonial codes?
|How did the United States acquire West Florida?
|Annexed it, or incorporated into the US because they wanted to join
|After the 1811 Slave Revolt, what did they do to the slaves?
|Hung them and placed their heads on poles along the road to New Orleans to serve as a warning to others about rebellion
|After Louisiana became a state, who was elected the first governor?
|William CC Claiborne
|Who served as president of Louisiana’s first constitutional convention?
|What British action angered the Americans the most and ultimately resulted in the War of 1812?
|The British seized American sailors and forced them to serve in the British navy
|Although the British had many more trained soldiers, what one thing made them lose?
|The fog lifted and that made them easy targets for Jackson’s troops
|What was unusual about the Battle of New Orleans?
|It was fought after the war had ended
|Who was sent by the United States government to defend New Orleans against the British?
|Which statement BEST describes the significance of the Battle of New Orleans?
|The Americans were willing to take on a mighty nation
|What treaty settled the issue of the boundary dispute between Louisiana and Spanish Texas?
|Which event led Thomas Jefferson to take steps that resulted in the Louisiana Purchase?
|Spain repeatedly closed the Mississippi River to US shipping
|What feature helped to form a natural boundary between Spanish and American lands in the late 1700s?
|Which country controlled the Mississippi River at the port of New Orleans in the late 1700s?
|How was the port of New Orleans related to the economic success of the United States in the late 1700s?
|Its connection to the Mississippi River made both importing and exporting goods more profitable
|What 4 groups fought in Andrew Jackson’s army?
|Baratarians, Choctaws, LA militia, free people of color
|What is the correct chronological order for the following events: 1. Battle of New Orleans was fought 2. Louisiana became a state 3. Louisiana Purchase was made 4. First steamboat arrived in New Orleans
|What fort was built at the boundary line between the United States and Spanish Texas?
|What is the present-day country of former French colony of Saint-Domingue?
|How much did the United States pay for the Louisiana Purchase?
|Who was the president of the United States when the Louisiana Purchase was made?
|Which two territories were created from the Louisiana Purchase?
|Territory of Orleans and District of Louisiana
|In order of admission into the United States, Louisiana is which state?
|What served as the capital of Louisiana when it became a state?
|Who was the leader of a group of smugglers who operated from a base along the Gulf Coast at Barataria Bay?
|To honor the hero of the Battle of New Orleans, a statue of Andrew Jackson stands in the center of the Place d’Armes. What is that now called?
|Which is the correct sequence of transfers of Louisiana to the United States?
|Spain to France then France to US
|What was burnt down during the War of 1812?
|How many British casualties were there in the Battle of New Orleans?
|What factor most likely influenced the decision by the United States Congress to admit Louisiana as a state?
|The Mississippi River flowed through Louisiana and would lead to increased United States transportation and trade.
|Which 2 events had a direct impact on Louisiana becoming a state?
|President Jefferson agreed to make the LA Purchase. The US military took control of West Florida.
|Which statement best explains how the Preamble to the LA Constitution of 1812 was similar to the Preamble of the United States Constitution?
|Both Preambles were written by representatives of the people.