Flashcards in The World Stage Test Deck (41):
Who was the murican leader at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?
What did the defeat of the native Americans at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend do?
End the Creek War
What were the results of the victory of the Battle Horseshoe Bend do for the United States?
1. There was land session of 23,000,000 acres to the United States
2. It made Andrew Jackson a national hero
Where was the Battle of Horseshoe Bend fought?
It was fought in Alabama
What treaty came as a result of the Creek War?
The Treaty of Jackson
What did the Warhawks want?
Wanted to invade Canada for more land.
Who is the most famous of the Warhawks and what did he want?
Henry Clay. He wanted war with Great Britain. He was a good speaker
What were four causes of the War of 1812?
The British were doing:
•Interfering with trade
•Military aid to Native Americans
•Wanted more land (Canada)
Name 3 benefits of going to war with Britain
•Boost US manufacturing
•Weaken Native American resistance
Who asked Congress for declaration of war?
What was the nickname for the War of 1812?
Mr. Madison's war
What decision was made about the fire at Washington DC?
To rebuild the Capitol and the president's house.
Where did the British set up blockades?
What did the blockades do?
•It prevented shipping from leaving.
•It made the war more unpopular in the north east
What was the legacy of the War of 1812?
Murica believed that their country could survive and prosper
Name four effects of the war of 1812.
•American patriotism is on the rise
•Weakened Indian resistance
•Proved we could defend ourselves against Great Britain which was a powerful country (without France's help)
Who won the battle of New Orleans?
What was interesting about the Battle of New Orleans?
It was fought after the treaty was signed but not ratified and after the war was over
Why was the battle of New Orleans important?
Because pirates and frontiersman as well as free African-Americans fought alongside US troops. Also it was a success of the war of 1812 by Andrew Jackson. 1815
If the war of 1812 ended in a tie, then why was it important? (3 things)
•Gave us a national identity and a sense of pride.
•It also made Andrew Jackson popular and he eventually became the seventh president.
•It boosted American manufacturing
From 1815 to 1825 the US enjoyed the era of good feelings, what was it?
It was an era of peace, pride, and progress
Where, when, and by who was the National anthem written?
Francis Scott Key wrote the national anthem at Fort McHenry on a ship on its way to exchange prisoners.
What did the convention of 1818 settle?
It ended dispute between the United States and Canada because it established our borders
What was decided about the Oregon territory?
The United States and Great Britain would share control for 10 years and then decide what to do
Who was president when we signed the Adams-Oni's treaty?
What did Spain (Madrid) cede because of the Adams-Oni's Treaty
Thomas Jefferson belonged to which political party?
Who won the election of 1800?
Why was the election of 1800 important?
It led to changes in how we elect the president and vice-president
Which Amendment was passed as a result of the Election of 1800?
In Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court established a way to
Review the constitutionality of laws and actions
In Marbury v. Madison
The Supreme Court's power was strengthened
Which of the following best describes judicial review?
It allows the Supreme Court the power to determine if a law is unconstitutional
Why was the Embargo Act passed?
To protect American ships
Which events led to the passage of the Embargo act?
All of the above (attacks, impressment, and interference)
Thomas Jefferson was uneasy about purchasing the Louisiana territory because
He didn't have the constitutional power to buy land from another country
From which foreign nation did the U.S. purchase Louisiana?
Why did Jefferson send Lewis and Clark west?
To search for the Northwest passage
What is the continental divide?
A mountain range that divides the direction of flowing water
Which of the following is an example of judicial review?
The Supreme Court rules that a new law violates the constitution