HIUS 221 Mindtap Activities 5 Liberty University Solution

6.6 War of 1812

Which of the following Native American groups actively opposed white encroachment on western lands? Check all that apply.

Groups led by the Shawnee Indians Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh

Creek leaders who sold land to Anglo-Americans

The Red Sticks, comprised of militant nativist Creeks and Seminoles

Groups led by accommodationist leaders of the Mississippi

Which of the following groups opposed initiating war with Great Britain in 1812?

Federalists

“War Hawks”

The Madison administration

Which of the following events led to U.S. acquisition of more than 20 million acres of land?

The Battle of Horseshoe Bend

The signing of the Treaty of Fort Wayne

The American naval victory on Lake Champlain

Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or false.

Statement

True

False

British troops under Sir Edward Pakenham scored a decisive victory at the Battle of New Orleans.

British and American negotiators established the conditions in the Treaty of Ghent prior to the Battle of New Orleans.

Great Britain and the United States signed the Treaty of Ghent once both realized neither would emerge victorious in the war.

Which of the following came to fruition as a direct result of the Battle of Tippecanoe? Check all that apply.

The burning of Prophetstown

The Treaty of Fort Wayne

The Louisiana Purchase

The strengthening of Shawnee allegiance to the British cause

Which of the following conditions did not inspire some Washington officials to seek a declaration of war against Great Britain?

The impressment of 6,000 American seamen

The British attack on Washington, D.C.

The Order of Council placing restrictions on American cargo ships

What was the effect of General Andrew Jackson’s victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend?

It resulted in the murder of Tecumseh and the eventual burning of York in Upper Canada.

It badly damaged the efforts of the Red Sticks, who suffered a large number of casualties and whose survivors fled.

It led to the defeat of Napoleon and the surrender of 10,000 redcoats in Canada.

Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or false.

Statement

True

False

General Andrew Jackson’s troops, including 600 free African American volunteers, badly defeated British general Sir Edward Pakenham’s troops at the Battle of New Orleans.

The outcome of the Battle of New Orleans decided the terms established in the Treaty of Ghent.

Great Britain and the United States signed the Treaty of Ghent only after the United States recognized the British as the victors of the war.

Which of the following motivated militant Native American groups to oppose the expansionist policies of the United States? Check all that apply.

British attacks on American ships