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History Quiz 2/7
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?
Francis Scott Key
Which treaty ended the war of 1812?
The Treaty of Ghent
Who saved some valuables from the White House and what did she save?
The George Washington painting
Who made an important Naval victory on Lake Erie?
Oliver Hazard Perry
Who broke the tie in the election of 1800?
The House of Representatives
What is it called when the
branch gets last say in if something is unconstitutional?
What were the names of the two men who explored the Louisiana Purchase?
How much did the US spend on the Louisiana Purchase?
Who did the US buy the Louisiana Purchase from?
Who helped Lewis and Clark?
What was the first phase of the war in 1812
To stop the blockade
What battle was the Star Spangled Banner about?
Battle of Thames
What Shawnee chief tried to unite Native Americans to fight?
What were westerners who wanted war with the Native Americans called?
How did the British effect American trade?
They created a blockade or they impressed (kidnapped) American soldiers
What did the French do to effect American trade?
Made laws to regulate foreign shipping
What did America do to counter the French and British trade conflicts? And, what was it called?
They enforced laws to stop trade with France and Britain
Embargo Act of 1807
What did the Judiciary Act of 1801 state?
That a president can appoint judges for the Supreme Court if there is an open spot
What are radicals?
People who hold extreme political positions
Who killed Hamilton?
Aaron Burr, Vice President
What was one of Jefferson's talents?
He made a dumbwaiter
He improved the early copy machine
He was gifted in architecture