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Basics of the War of 1812

Quiz by Linda Buckley

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  • Q1
    What were the causes of the War of 1812?
    British bullying
    Impressment of American Sailors, British were stopping American trade ships, British were supplying Native Americans with guns and ammunition, Americans were tired of being bullied and underappreciate.
    Stopping of American trade ships
  • Q2
    Who was the president during the War of 1812?
    Alexander Hamilton
    James Madison
    Thomas Jefferson
    James Monroe
  • Q3
    What treaty ended the War of 1812?
    Treaty of Neutrality
    The Treaty of Ghent
    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Patriots
  • Q4
    The belief that United States should own all land from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean.
    American Pride
    Manifest Destiny
  • Q5
    What was the outcome of the War of 1812?
    Native Americans gained land
    British Canada lost land
    Americans gained land
    Nothing, both sides kept the same land they had before the war.
  • Q6
    What were the effects of the War of 1812?
    A new world order with America joining the ranks of Great Britain and France as world power.
    Greater War debt
    Improved relationships with Native Americans
    Newfound patriotic pride and a formidable Navy
  • Q7
    After 25 hours of constant bombardment in the Baltimore Harbor. What did Frances Scott Key write.
    The terms of release of all U. S. prisoners of war
    A peace treaty
    He wrote a poem that 100 years later would become "The Star Spangled Banner"
    His epitaph
  • Q8
    Embargo Act of 1807
    Didn't allow U.S. ships out of their ports to make sure they wouldn't trade with foreign countries.
    A law passed to prohibit trade
    Permitted trade with Britain
    An act of war
  • Q9
    Non-Intercourse Act of 1809
    Allowed U.S. to trade with Britain and France.
    Replacted the Embargo Act of 1807. America was allowed to trade with all coutries except Britain and France.
    Improved the economic stability in United States
    Hurt United States' economy

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