War of 1812
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Who was harassing the US on the seas by practicing piracy?
How did the US handle this problem of piracy?
Americans ignored the laws. And didnt pay them anymore money.
What is impressment and what country was trying to do it to the US?
Great Britain. Impreesment- Forcing citizens to fight in your war.
What is an embargo?
The banning of trade against Britain
What was the Embargo Act?
The law banned trades with foreign countries
What was the Non-Intercourse Act?
Banned war with Britain, France and all there colonies.
What tribe was Tecumseh from?
A shawnee chief skilled military speaker and excellent speaker.
Who was Tecumseh's brother?
What were Tecumseh and his brother's two main goals (one is a goal and the other is how to get that goal)?
Get their land back. join all tribes together
What happened at the Battle of Tippecanoe?
Indian forces broke through the camp lines. During the all day battle harrisons soldiers forced American Indian forces to retreat. They destroyed tecumseh's village.
Who were the Warhawks?
Members of the congress who favored war against Britain
Who won the Battle of Lake Erie?
US Led by OLiver Hazard Perry
Who was the American Leader at the Battle of Lake Erie?
OLiver Hazard Perry
What famous quote did the leader at the Battle of Lake Erie write in a telegram in his report of the battle?
Opens the US trade on Lake Erie
"We have not yet begun to fight"
Who won the Battle of the Thames?
US Led by William Henry Harrison
Who was the American Leader during the
William Henry Harrison
What important leader was killed at the battle of the Thames and how did that negatively impact the British?
Tecumseh is killed during the battle. With Tecumseh gone many Native Americans stop fighting.
Who won the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
US Led by Andrew Jackson
Who was the American leader during the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
What native American Tribe gave up much of its lands and quit the war after the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
After their defeat the Creek Nation leaves the war of 1812. The US is eliminating the British allies.
Who won the Attack on Washington?
Why was the Attack on Washington not the end of the war for the United States?
British attack D.C. because US burnt Canadian Capital. British burn down the White House.
What did the British burn during the Attack on Washington?
British burn down the White House.
Who won the Battle of New Orleans?
US led by Andrew Jackson
Who was the American leader during the Battle of New Orleans?
How many casualties did the US and Great Britain suffer during the Battle of New Orleans?
Casualties: British 2,000 US 70
The Battle was fought after the Treaty Of Ghent was signed.
What was the name of the treaty that ended the War of 1812?
Treaty Of Ghent
What two provisions did the treaty that ended the war have?
All lands conquered will go back its owners
No agreement was made on the issue of impressment or trade