War of 1812
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The country the U.S. went to war with
What is Great Britain?

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

The banning of trade
What is embargo?

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Who is John Marshall?