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Intro to War of 1812
|What was Tecumseh's belief about the Natives losing their land?
|He believed that the reason Native Americans continued to lose their land was because they were separated into many different tribes
|What did he vow to do?
|Unite the Natives together
|Who was the Governor of the Indiana Territory?
|William Henry Harrison
|Why did Tecumseh declare the Treaty of Fort Wayne meaningless?
|Not all the tribes signed it
|Name one person who strongly wanted war with the British?
|List three causes for the War of 1812?
|1. British violation of American rights at sea 2. Impressment of US citizens 3. British support of Native American resistance
|What is Madison's complaint against Britain?
|The conduct of the British Government presents a series of acts hostile to the United states as an independent and neutral nation
|Who did the D-Rs favor over the British in foreign affairs?
|What did the War Hawks urge the president to do?
|To invade British Canada
|What was their hope?
|They hoped to capture the territory from Britain and add it to the United States
|What happened at the Hartford Convention?
|War opponents from New England discussed seceding from the union
|What problems did the US have?
|The army and navy were young and untried
|How was the United States northern border finally secure?
|led by Captain McDonough, the US fought the British on Lake Champlain and forced them to retreat to Canada allowing US to gain control of the lake
|Why is Dolly Madison considered heroic?
|She stayed behind at the White House supervising servants in saving important papers and historic treasures, while the British were attacking
|How did the British get back at the Americans for what they had done at the start of the war?
|They burned the US Capitol, the White House, and other important buildings
|Interestingly, what happened towards the end of the attack in Washington?
|A rainstorm saved the rest of the city
|What inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner"?
|The day after the battle of Baltimore, he saw the US flag still flying
|Why was the battle of New Orleans unnecessary?
|The Treaty of Ghent, ending the fighting, was signed two weeks before
|Who won the war?
|Name the effects of the War of 1812:
|-US seen as a world power -Increase in patriotism -Increase in manufacturing due to the blockade and embargoes -Weakened Native American resistance
|Why did the Second Bank of the US form?
|Financial problems caused by war