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Chapter 8 Test-LA

1. 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 Pinchney’s Treaty
2. the act of officially ending something (such as slavery) abolition
3. a secret agreement between France and the Spanish king, first signed in 1800, by which Spain returned Louisiana to France Treaty of San Ildefonso
4. 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 Louisiana Purchase
5. a treaty signed in 1819 that specified how much land (530,000,000 acres) the Louisiana Purchase added to the United States Adams-Onis Treaty
6. 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 filibustering
7. A combat between two persons, especially one fought with weapons in front of witnesses dueling
8. the setting free of slaves by their masters manumission
9. 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 impressment
10. 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
11. The group that formally elects the U.S. president and vice president Electoral college
12. 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 Corrupt bargain
13. Who was the leader of the French government when the United States purchased Louisiana? Napoleon Bonaparte
14. According to the map, what was the eastern boundary of the Louisiana Purchase? Mississippi River
15. According to the map, how many states made up the United States when Louisiana was purchased? 17
16. According to the map, what country owned Florida at the time of the Louisiana Purchase? Spain
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. Who became governor of the Territory of Orleans? William CC Claiborne
21. 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
22. Why did Burr challenge Hamilton to a duel? Because he wrote a newspaper article criticizing Burr for wanting to take over Mexico
23. The only place east of the Mississippi River that was included in the Louisiana Purchase was what? New Orleans
24. How did Claiborne’s 1806 slave code differ from previous colonial codes? Allowed manumissions
25. How did the United States acquire West Florida? Annexed it, or incorporated into the US because they wanted to join
26. 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
27. After Louisiana became a state, who was elected the first governor? William CC Claiborne
28. Who served as president of Louisiana’s first constitutional convention? Julien Poydras
29. 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
30. 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
31. What was unusual about the Battle of New Orleans? It was fought after the war had ended
32. Who was sent by the United States government to defend New Orleans against the British? Andrew Jackson
33. Which statement BEST describes the significance of the Battle of New Orleans? The Americans were willing to take on a mighty nation
34. What treaty settled the issue of the boundary dispute between Louisiana and Spanish Texas? Adam-Onis
35. Which event led Thomas Jefferson to take steps that resulted in the Louisiana Purchase? Spain repeatedly closed the Mississippi River to US shipping
36. What feature helped to form a natural boundary between Spanish and American lands in the late 1700s? Mississippi River
37. Which country controlled the Mississippi River at the port of New Orleans in the late 1700s? Spain
38. 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
39. What groups fought in Andrew Jackson’s army? Baratarians, Choctaws, LA militia, free people of color
40. 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 3-4-2-1-
41. What fort was built at the boundary line between the United States and Spanish Texas? Fort Jesup
42. What is the present-day country of former French colony of Saint-Domingue? Haiti
43. How much did the United States pay for the Louisiana Purchase? $15,000,000
44. Who was the president of the United States when the Louisiana Purchase was made? Thomas Jefferson
45. Which two territories were created from the Louisiana Purchase? Territory of Orleans and District of Louisiana
46. In order of admission into the United States, Louisiana is which state? 18th
47. What served as the capital of Louisiana when it became a state? New Orleans
48. Who was the leader of a group of smugglers who operated from a base along the Gulf Coast at Barataria Bay? Jean Lafitte
49. 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? Jackson Square
50. Which is the correct sequence of transfers of Louisiana to the United States? Spain to France then France to US
Created by: Colleen Frazier