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Unformatted text preview: Name: Amberly Brooks Date: 10/27/20 School: Facilitator: 4.06 The War of 1812 Total Points: 47 Part 1: Causes and Effects Identify causes and effects of events surrounding the War of 1812 to complete the chart. Cause → Effect Britain and France were involved in a war with each other → Britain impressed the U.S. by giving the natives weapons The natives burned the Shawnee Capital. → Western settlers blamed Britain for Native American attacks War Hawks in Congress were angry at the British and called for war → Madison petitioned Congress to declare war. US forces were undersupplied and spread too thin → US forces did not win many battles at first British march easily into Washington → Britain raided and burned towns down along the Atlantic coast Francis Scott Key witnessed the successful American defense of Fort McHenry → The national anthem was written. Andrew Jackson lead troop in the Battle of Horse Shoe Bend. → Andrew Jackson becomes a national hero The treaty of Ghent was signed → Americans united as a country and gained a sense of nationalism Part 2: Key Figures For each key figure, write a sentence or two describing the individual and their involvement in the War of 1812. Individuals James Madison Significance He is a founding father and guided the nation through the war. © ACCESS Virtual Learning 2020 Tecumseh William Henry Harrison John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay Andrew Jackson He is a native chief, that bought goods from Briton. He burned Shawnee's capital to the ground. They lead other people in war and they are also known as war hawks. He his a general that defeated the creeks. Part 3: Battles and Outcomes Answer each of the following questions in 3-5 complete sentences. 1. Describe what happened at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. Write your response below: The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was a fight between Americans and the creeks. General Andrew Jackson lead the the troops from to Alabama to fight. It is also known as the Battle of Tohopeka. 2. What do you think was the most important battle or conflict surrounding the War of 1812? Why? Write your response below: I think the battle of Fort McHenry was the most important. This was the first significant Union victory. This battle is also where our national anthem came from. 3. What was the Treaty of Ghent? Describe what it did and how it affected the Americans, British, and Native Americans. Write your response below: It is the treaty that ended the war. For Americans it marked an important turning point for the U.S. America formed a sense of nationalism. The British lost a lot of trades and the Native Americans were drove to the west. © ACCESS Virtual Learning 2020 ...
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