War of 1812 Misc. Important Events Vocabulary More Vocabulary

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What is Great Britain?
The country the U.S. went to war with

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New Orleans was an important trade port and D.C. was the center of the government.
Why did Britain want to capture New Orleans and Washington, D.C.?

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What is Lewis and Clark expedition?
This expedition was created to help explore the west.

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What is the Treaty of Ghent?
this ended the War of 1812

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What is impressment?
forcing people to serve in the armed forces

200

Who is Andrew Jackson?
This general led the Americans to victory in a famous (but pointless) battle

200

Both countries passed laws to try to keep the U.S. from trading with the enemies. Both countries were attacking U.S. ships.
Explain how the conflict between Britain and France led to problems for the U.S.

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What is Louisiana Purchase?
The agreement that doubled the size of the United States.

200

What is War of 1812?
Conflict between the U.S. and Great Britain

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What is Battle of Tippecanoe
Conflict between the Shawnee and American forces

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What is impressment of American sailors, violations to neutrality/attacks on shipping, and aiding the Native Americans in the west?
The three reasons the U.S. went to war with Great Britain.

300

What is they were insulted by the British and felt the British were violating the U.S. policy of neutrality.
The reason the War Hawks wanted to go to war with Great Britain.

300

What is France was at war with Britain and was fighting a rebellion in Haiti.
The reasons the U.S. was able to buy Louisiana from France

300

What is War Hawks?
Members of Congress who wanted to go to war with Great Britain

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What is embargo?
The banning of trade

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What is manufacturing increased?
During (and after) the war, trade disruptions had this effect on U.S. manufacturing

400

What is they wanted to re-establish friendly business ties with the British.
Why the Federalists did not want to go to war with Great Britain.

400

What is they gained more land, access to trade routes, opened up the area for western settlers (can also say: more power, natural resources)
List the three ways the U.S. benefited from the Louisiana Purchase

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What is Marbury v. Madison?
The Supreme Court case that established the power of the Judicial Branch & judicial review.

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What is the Louisiana Purchase?
The agreement between the U.S. and France that doubled the size of the U.S.

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What is increased national pride, boost to American manufacturing, decreased threats from native Americans in the west?
The three outcomes of the war.

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What is they were making American merchants lose money.
The reason embargoes against Britain and France failed.

500

What is how strong the federal government should be, how to interpret the Constitution, and which country to be allies with?
The three key issues in the election of 1800.

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What is judicial review?
The power to judge whether an act of Congress is Constitutional or not

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Who is John Marshall?
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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