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War of 1812 (Grades 11-12)

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War of 1812

1. 
The War of 1812 ended in 1812.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
American sailors were forcefully taken to man British ships in a process called               .
  1. War Hawking
  2. Conscription
  3. Impressment
  4. Levee en masse
3. 
Great Britain needed sailors to man its blockade against Napoleon's France.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
On June 18, 1812 President                 declared war on Great Britain.
  1. Jefferson
  2. Jackson
  3. Monroe
  4. Adams
5. 
Politicians who favored war with Great Britain were called                           .
6. 
Politicians who favored maintaining the peace with Great Britain were called                 .
7. 
Which side did Tecumseh support during the War of 1812?
  1. French
  2. English
  3. American
  4. He did not participate
8. 
Tecumseh's confederacy fell apart after his death at the Battle of the Thames.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
America's first action during the War of 1812 was to invade Canada.
  1. True
  2. False
10. 
Who was given command of the U.S. Army of the Northwest after the loss of Detroit?
  1. Winfield Scott
  2. Zachary Taylor
  3. Andrew Jackson
  4. William Henry Harrison
11. 
What was the result of the Battle of Lake Erie?
  1. The British gained control of all of the Great Lakes
  2. The United States retreated from northern Ohio
  3. Tecumseh was killed and his forces disbanded
  4. The United States gained control of Lake Erie
12. 
Oliver Hazard Perry's dying words were "Don't give up the ship."
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
The USS                 was given the nickname "Old Ironsides" during during the War of 1812.
  1. Niagra
  2. Monitor
  3. Mary Rose
  4. Constitution
14. 
Francis Scott Key wrote                                 while watching the British attack on Fort McHenry.
  1. The New Colossus
  2. God Bless America
  3. The Star Spangled Banner
  4. The Battle Hymn of the Republic
15. 
In 1814 British troops burned the Capitol building and the White House.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
The Battle of New Orleans took place after the Treaty of Ghent was signed to end the war.
  1. True
  2. False
17. 
Which treaty ended the War of 1812?
  1. Treaty of Paris
  2. Treaty of Ghent
  3. Treaty of Greenville
  4. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
18. 
The Treaty of Ghent allowed the United States to keep the territories it captured from the British.
  1. True
  2. False

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