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What guarded Baltimore Harbor?
a) USS Constitution b) New Orleans c) Fort McHenry d) Fort Washington
What building did the British burn down during the War of 1812?
a) Fort McHenry b) Supreme Court building c) White House d) The Pentagon
What was the central idea behind the Monroe Doctrine?
a) Americans would go to war with Britain at all costs b) Europeans were no longer welcome to colonize in the Western Hemisphere c) The American people were free to continue their movement westward d) France and the United States would once again become allies
What was the difference between the White Stick and Red Stick Creek Indians?
a) The White Sticks were friendlier with the American's/whites while the Red Sticks remained true to their Indian ways b) The White Sticks lived in Florida while the Red Sticks remained mobile, liviing all over the South c) The White Sticks disliked the Americans/whites while the Red Sticks were friendlier towards them d) The White STicks lived along rivers while the Red Sticks lived in more wooded areas
Why did Tecumseh's name mean 'The Panther Passing Across'?
a) His tribe lived with a group of wild panthers b) He knew secret paths made by animals c) He was born underneath a shooting star d) He had the ability to communicate with panthers
Where did slaves in the Deep South go to escape?
a) Texas b) Florida c) Pennsylvania d) Virginia
Why did people living in the Northeast (New England) want to avoid war with the British in 1812?
a) Many of them had relatives that lived in Great Britian b) They knew it was a war that the Americans could not win c) They were overly concerned about problems in the American west d) They had strong economic and trading ties with the British
The Barbary States were located in what region of the world?
a) North America b) The Middle East c) North Africa d) Southern Europe
Because of the relative peace and prosperity of the country, what name did people give the period of Monroe's presidency?
a) Period of Peace b) Era of Prosperity c) Era of Good Feelings d) Time of Good Relationships
During the battle of Baltimore Harbor, how long did the British continuously bombard Fort McHenry?
a) 12 hours b) 24 hours c) 25 hours d) 35 hours
How did William Henry Harrison earn the nickname 'Old Tippecanoe'?
a) He defected the Shawnee tribed in a battle on the Tippecanoe River b) His father was Benjamin 'Tippecanoe' Harrison c) He set up an American millitary fort on the Tippecanoe River d) He tried to form the Tippecanoe Territory on the banks of Lake Michigan
What promises did the white men fail to keep with the Indians as they progressed westward?
a) They would provide the Indians with trade routes on the MIssissippi River b) They would tell them that they would only have to move 'one more time' c) They would provide them with protection from the British d) They would grant them American citizenship
Define 'Frigate'
a) A fast moving ship that was easily maneuverable b) Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revolution c) Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship d)
What happened on July 4, 1826?
a) The founders signed the Declaration of Independence b) John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both passed away. c) John Quincy Adams was elected president d) The United States acquired Florida from the Spanish
Define 'Kedge'
a) A fast moving ship that was easily maneuverable b) Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revolution c) Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship d)
Define 'Guillotine'
a) A fast moving ship that was easily maneuverable b) Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revolution c) Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship d)
What was placed on top of Fort McHenry?
a) eight massive cannons b) a look out tower c) A giant U.S. flag d) Several statues of Washington
Who owned Florida when Andrew Jackson was sent to capture runaway slaves?
a) England b) France c) Spain d) US
Who was one of the War Hawks in Congress?
a) Thomas Jefferson b) Henry Clay c) John Adams d) James Monroe
What does perilous mean?
a) confusing b) relaxing c) dangerous d) truthful
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