The War of 1812

The War of 1812 - Vocabulary 6.4 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9....

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Vocabulary 6.4 1. Impressment 2. Embargo 3. Unprepared 4. Capture 5. Outnumbered 6. Blockade 7. Port 8. Invade 9. Allies 1. A refusal to trade with another country 2. Friends 3. To take control of 4. A place where ships stop 5. Forcing sailors to work on another ship 6. Not read 7. To enter with force 8. Closing off an area with ships 9. When the other side has more soldiers/people than you do
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Chapter 6, Section 4 Chapter 6, Section 4
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A. A. Causes of the War Causes of the War 1. Impressment a. Britain and France were  fighting a war in Europe b. Britain began capturing  American sailors and  “impressing” them, or  forcing them to work on  British ships By 1807, Britain had  seized more than 1,000  American ships
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2. Embargo Act of 1807 a. President Jefferson  convinced Congress to  declare an embargo b. Jefferson believed the  embargo would hurt  Britain, but it really hurt  America In 1809, Congress ended  the embargo with all  countries except Britain  and France
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