ss chap 8 - grade 7

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  1. What was one reason that France was willing to sell the Louisiana Territory?
    France needed money for the war against Great Britain
  2. What is impressment?
    Kidnapping of American sailors
  3. What contribution did Sacagawea make to the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    guide and translator
  4. List some of Jeffereson's accomplishments.
    • Declaration of Independence
    • 3rd president
    • avid reader, inventor, architect, violinist
    • purchased LA Territory
  5. What were the goals of the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • write detailed maps
    • keep journals
    • make friends with the natives
    • find an all water route to the Pacific
    • record info abt plants, animals, climates, etc
  6. What were the accomplishments of Lewis and Clark?
    accomplished all goals but finding an all water route and had some conflict with natives
  7. Who won the War of 1812?
    There was no clear winner
  8. What doubled the size of the US in 1803
    Louisiana Purchase
  9. What happened during the election of 1800
    • House of Reps had to break tie between Jefferson and Burr.
    • Jefferson WON
  10. What were the causes of the War of 1812
    • Impressment
    • Support of natives
    • interference w/trade
  11. Why did the War Hawks favor war against Great Britain?
    • Wanted the British our of Canada
    • wanted aid to Natives to stop
    • wanted to expand the US empire
  12. President Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million from this man and country
    Napoleon from France
  13. What treaty ended the War of 1812 and when was it signed
    • Treaty of Ghent 
    • 1814
  14. He was the Shawnee chief who wanted to unite Native tribes to defend themselves from the ever-expanding Americans
  15. This stated that American ships could not sail to foreign ports and also closed off American ports from British trade ships
    Embargo Act of 1807
  16. Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner after witnessing an all-night battle during the War of 1812
    Francis Scott Key
  17. When was the White House set on fire?
    During the war of 1812
  18. What president purchased the Louisiana Territory
  19. What was the Embargo Act of 1807 a success?
  20. Why was the Embargo Act of 1807 put into place
    ago prevent war from Great Britain
  21. Was the Lewis and Clark expedition a success
    yes, accomplished all of goals except a water route to Pacific and had some conflict with the natives
  22. When the War of 1812 began, what was the American military weak?
    Democratic-Republicans reduced the size of the military
  23. Who did Tecumseh and other native americans fight for during the War of 1812?
  24. Who was the president during the War of 1812
    James Madison
  25. What were the effects of the War of 1812
    • increased patriotism
    • increase in US manufacturing
    • native resistance was weakened
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ss chap 8 - grade 7
war of 1812
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