War Of 1812 Question Preview (ID: 14774)

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Who won the War of 1812?
a) America
b) no one, everyone got tired of fighting
c) Great Britain
d) France

Not taking sides in a war.
a) War Hawks
b) Era of Good Feelings
c) pioneer
d) neutral

People who moved west for cheap land.
a) Louisiana Purchase
b) neutral
c) pioneers
d) War Hawks

Who was Sacagawea?
a) Indian translator and guide
b) canoe builder
c) Indian warrior
d) War Hawk

What was the Monroe Doctrine?
a) Helped to keep America out of European wars.
b) Keep War Hawks out of Congress.
c) Protect Americans from the Indians.
d) Allowed pioneers to move west.

What was west of the Appalachian Mountains?
a) Atlantic Ocean
b) New York State
c) the Great Plains
d) Florida

Why did Thomas Jefferson want to buy New Orleans?
a) to keep the city open for trade
b) to protect the French
c) to fight with Spain
d) to keep Britain from buying it

Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?
a) Dolley Madison
b) Mrs. Hendrickson
c) Francis Scott Key
d) Beethoven

What was one cause of the War of 1812?
a) America wanted French land
b) Native Americans killed white settlers
c) Britain captured American sailors
d) America wanted to invade Canada

What was important about the Louisiana Purchase?
a) It doubled the size of America
b) It made the British jealous.
c) It gave Native Americans a place to live.
d) It protected America from the French

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