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1
Q

What is impressment?

A

Refers to the act in which men are captured and forced to work in the Naval service

2
Q

What did the Warhawks want? Who are the individuals involved with that war?

A

The Warhawks wanted war. Heny Claw and John Calun

3
Q

Who was Great Britain fighting in Europe

A

Noplean

4
Q

What president as Congress to declare war on Great Britain?

A

James Madison

5
Q

What area did William Henry Harrison take back to the US?

A

Detroit

6
Q

What two buildings to the British burned down in Washington DC?

A

Capital and White House

7
Q

Who wrote the poem star-Spangled Banner?

After what battle did he write it right?

A

Francis Scott and. Fort McHenry

8
Q

What treaty intended to end the fighting the war 1812

A

Treaty of Ghent

9
Q

Why was the battle of New Orleans fought after signed a peace treaty

A

The independence

10
Q

Who led the US to victory at New Orleans

A

Andrew Jackson

11
Q

What present came into office I wanted to take the Southwest from Mexico

A

President James K folk

12
Q

What did this war Mark for the first time in US history

A

Fighting on foreign land

13
Q

What Mexican general was brought back from exile to lead The fight against the US

A

Santa Anna

14
Q

Who’s path did general Windfield Scott follow to take Mexico City

A

General Hernan Cortes

15
Q

What areas did the US Gain as a result treaty of Guadalupe Hildgo

A

California and the southwest

16
Q

What were the five major Native American tribes in the south

A

Cherokee, Chickasaw, choctaw, creek and Seminole

17
Q

What president passed the Indian removal act in 1830

A

President Andrew Jackson

18
Q

What Bill was Andrew Jackson on

A

$20 bill

19
Q

Explain the trail tears

A

Push tribes west of the Mississippi

20
Q

How much land was opened up by 1837 as a result of the Indian removal act

A

Cherokee had to walk 1000 miles and many died

21
Q

What was the Munroe doctrine

A

The US protected the Western Hemisphere from Europe