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What was one reason that France was willing to sell the Louisiana Territory?
France needed money for the war against Great Britain
What is impressment?
Kidnapping of American sailors
What contribution did Sacagawea make to the Lewis and Clark expedition?
guide and translator
List some of Jeffereson's accomplishments.
- Declaration of Independence
- 3rd president
- avid reader, inventor, architect, violinist
- purchased LA Territory
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
What were the accomplishments of Lewis and Clark?
accomplished all goals but finding an all water route and had some conflict with natives
Who won the War of 1812?
There was no clear winner
What doubled the size of the US in 1803
What happened during the election of 1800
- House of Reps had to break tie between Jefferson and Burr.
- Jefferson WON
What were the causes of the War of 1812
- Support of natives
- interference w/trade
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
President Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million from this man and country
Napoleon from France
What treaty ended the War of 1812 and when was it signed
He was the Shawnee chief who wanted to unite Native tribes to defend themselves from the ever-expanding Americans
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
Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner after witnessing an all-night battle during the War of 1812
Francis Scott Key
When was the White House set on fire?
During the war of 1812
What president purchased the Louisiana Territory
What was the Embargo Act of 1807 a success?
Why was the Embargo Act of 1807 put into place
ago prevent war from Great Britain
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
When the War of 1812 began, what was the American military weak?
Democratic-Republicans reduced the size of the military
Who did Tecumseh and other native americans fight for during the War of 1812?
Who was the president during the War of 1812
What were the effects of the War of 1812
- increased patriotism
- increase in US manufacturing
- native resistance was weakened
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