War of 1812 and Battle of New Orleans
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The Battle of New Orleans was unusual because it
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    happened after the war had officially ended.
    took place on water rather than on land.
    actually involved a series of smaller battles in Baton Rouge.
    was a resounding British victory.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which statement best describes Louisiana's economy during the antebellum period?
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    LA’s economy was focused on exporting manufactured goods.
    LA’s agricultural products were rarely exported.
    LA had the largest railroad networks in the US for exporting
    LA had one of the most important ports in US for exporting
  • Question 3
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    Q. When preparing to defend New Orleans, whose loyalty did Gov. Claiborne & Andrew Jackson doubt?
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    the United States soldiers
    the Creoles
    the Tennessee volunteers
    the Kentucky sharpshooters
  • Question 4
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    Q. What did the British Navy do to isolate New Orleans during War of 1812?
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    They surrounded the city with their army.
    They set up a blockade
    Nothing, New Orleans was a British fort.
    They blocked the Mississippi River from the North and South.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Who did Congress declare war on in 1812?
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  • Question 6
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    Q. The act of shutting a port or road to stop people or supplies from coming to an area. 
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  • Question 7
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    Q. During the War of 1812, what city did the British burn down? 
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    New Orleans
    Washington, D.C. 
    New York City
  • Question 8
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    Q. The practice of forcing people to serve in the army or navy. It made many Americans want war. 
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  • Question 9
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    Q. He asked Congress to declare war on Britain and was President during the War of 1812. 
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    George Washington
    John Adams
    Thomas Jefferson
    James Madison
  • Question 10
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    Q. The last major battle of the War of 1812 & would determine who controlled the Mississippi R. 
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    Battle of Saratoga
    Battle of Yorktown
    Battle of Tippecanoe
    Battle of New Orleans
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which of these characteristics made the Battle of New Orleans unique?
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    The Battle of New Orleans was fought exclusively on the water.
    The Battle of New Orleans was fought after the war had officially ended.
    The Battle of New Orleans was not an actual battle. 
    The Battle of New Orleans was fought by untrained militia. 
  • Question 12
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    Q. Why did the British seek to control Louisiana, specifically New Orleans?
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    The Mississippi River provided a way to irrigate the land.
    New Orleans was founded by the British.
    The Mississippi River gave access to a large portion of North America and the port of New Orleans.
     New Orleans’ financial district was superior to others in North America. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of these was an advantage of the U.S. military in the Battle of New Orleans?
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    The U.S. troops were familiar with the land and better acclimated to Louisiana's climate. 
    The U.S. troops were better equipped than the British.
    The U.S. military had a stronger navy
    The U.S. military was larger than that of the British. 
  • Question 14
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    Q. Why was the U.S. willing to use the services of Lafitte and his men? 
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     Jean Lafitte and his men were familiar with the area.
    The U.S. military wanted the pirates to attack the British at sea.
    The U.S. military was desperate for more men.
     Jean Lafitte and his men were pirates who could smuggle supplies.
  • Question 15
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    Q. Both Louisiana and New Orleans were important to the United States because of the ______________. 
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    Atlantic Ocean
    Gulf of Mexico
    Mississippi River
    Pacific Ocean
  • Question 16
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    Q.  The Mississippi River flows into tributaries that flow throughout the Louisiana Territory. These tributaries serve as a means of transportation to access and settle lands throughout the territory which would ...
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    leave the U.S. open to attack. 
    further solidify the U.S. claim of the territory. 
    be too expensive for the U.S. to manage. 
    devastate the U.S.'s economy. 
  • Question 17
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    Q.  To lose control Louisiana and the Mississippi River would provide Britain ....
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    with control of the Atlantic Ocean. 
    with the ability to capture Canada. 
    with control of the Pacific Ocean. 
    with the ability to claim the lands. 
  • Question 18
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    Q. The British defeat in the Battle of New Orleans protected Louisiana and the Mississippi River from 
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    falling under British control. 
    falling under Spanish control. 
    falling under French control. 
    death and destruction. 
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