War of 1812
Facts about the War of 1812.
Terms in this set (53)
A small man but a towering intellect. He was the architext of the U.S. Constitution.
The United States
Which nation declared war first in the War of 1812?
"Fought in August 1814, the Battle of ___ (in Maryland) has been called the ""greatest disgrace ever dealt to American arms."" The British victory enabled the assault on Washington ,D.C."
Though he was militia officer, he commanded the defense of Baltimore.
He replaced the slain British General Ross, but was a more cautious commander.
The peace talks between the United States and Britain were held in this Belgian city.
The commander of American forces at New Orleans in the War of 1812.
A word exclaimed in celebration during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
General Ross stole these from the President of the United States.
The British troops were hit hard by this at Washington, D.C.
What meteorological event afflicted British forces during a hurricane?
The lake where fishermen first sighted the British fleet on its way to invade Louisiana. Later a small American fleet was sunk by the British on this lake.
British intelligence ____ the number of soldiers under Jackson's command.
The U.S. warship that surprised the British camp with a shelling at night near New Orleans.
The Treaty of ____ ended the War of 1812, though the fighting continued after the signing because of the time required for news to cross the Atlantic Ocean by ship.
"British ___ mainly impressed the Americans as ""pretty."""
What month of 1815 saw the Battle of New Orleans?
A British General, his job was to divert Jackson's attention from the main attack.
The British forgot to bring these to the Battle of New Orleans.
Americans at New Orleans had time to build these before the battle.
The British general who made the fatal eror of stopping to return fire against the entrenched American forces at New Orleans. He and many of his troops were slain.
The number of minutes it took the Americans to eliminate the British command at New Orleans.
The number of Americans killed in the Battle of New Orleans.
The outcome of the War of 1812 is usually described as a ___. However, it did raise American prestige as an independent nation.
After the War of 1812 those Federalists who pushed for secession at the Hartford Convention were branded in the newspapers as ___.
Jefferson placed a)n) ___ on trade with Britain in 1807. It backfired and harmed U.S. ports.
Britain forced American sailors to serve on its naval vessels through this practice.
Madison's political opponents were the ___. They objected to the War of 1812 with street protests.
"America's military in 1812 was a ""___"" force. "
The side with the largest navy in the War of 1812.
Americans used ___ to harass Briitish shipping during the War of 1812.
An important U.S. objective in the War of 1812 was the conquest of ___.
"The U.S. warship that earned the nickname ""Old Ironsides."""
The British defeated him, freeing their forces to concentrate on the United States.
The British Vice Admiral that was obsessed with defeating the United States.
The U.S. Secretary of War, he insisted that the British would not strike Washington D.C. and would have left the city undefended.
She was beloved by the people of the United States. She saved George Washington's portrait, fleeing after the guards left. She was among the last to evacuate Washington, D.C.
The British general who burned the U.S. capitol.
He commanded the defense of Fort McHenry near Baltimore.
Francis Scott Key
He wrote a famous patriotic poem that later became the national anthem.
An American militia commander at the Battle of Baltimore, he ordered his men to charge the British.
General Ross was killed by an unknown American ___, who was in turn killed by British soldiers.
The bay near Fort McHenry.
Weighing 190 pounds each, 1500 of these struck Fort McHenry.
Star Spangled Banner
"The patriotic poem ""The Defense of Fort McHenry"" is better known as the lyrics for The..."
Anti-war Federalists met to discuss the secession of New England from the United States in this Connecticut city.
2000 Americans surrendeed without a fight at...
The British ship fought by the U.S.S. Constitution.
An experienced member of the military may be described as a(n)...
A high rank for a naval officer.
A high rank for an Army officer.
He replaced the Secretary of War after Washington, D.C. was burned.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
War of 1812
First invasion War of 1812
History ch 7 section4
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Civics 5B: Departments of the Federal Government
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
War of 1812
Civil War Review
Lewis and Clark, War of 1812, and Jackson's Presidency