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Mrs. Clark Chapter 7 - Section 3

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USS Constitution
a large warship sent to end pirate attacks from North Africa
impressment
The practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy
embargo
a ban on trade
Embargo Act
law that prohibited American merchants from trading with other countries
Non-Intercourse Act
allowed Americans to carry on trade will all nations except Britain and France
Tecumseh
a famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement
Battle of Tippecanoe
battle in the Indiana Territory in 1811 between US and Native American forces that led to the defeat of the Native Americans
War Hawks
group of young congressmen from the south and west known for calling for war against Britain
James Madison
4th president, father of the Constitution, led nation through War of 1812