History Quiz / War of 1812

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For what people was the War of 1812 a last attempt to reclaim their lost land and prosperity?
What was the name of the American President who declared war in 1812?
With what other country (besides Canada and the United States) were British fighting during the time of the war of 1812?
Who commanded all armed forces in Upper Canada in the beginning of the War of 1812?
At what battle did the British forces have a victory over the Americans because of the warning of a woman?
Whose ships did Napoleon ordered that all European ports under his control be closed in November 1806?
What continent did the Americans depend on trade with?
According to the governor, how many of Upper Canada's 11,000 militia could be relied upon to be loyal?
What was the date on which the United States declared war on Great Britain?
In 1812, nearly how many American vessels had the British ships captured (severely disrupting the American export trade)?
Who stood on a tree stump, and later wrote that he rode a wooden horse during the Battle of Chateauguay, defeating the American force and preventing a strike at Montreal ?
What is the name given to an area where new settlers moved into and lived in America?
What is the name given to soldiers who fought in the war but not under the direct command of the president?
What did a large Amerindian population (a large part of whom supported the British during the American Revolution) argue for and want to be created south and west of Lake Erie?
Who organized the recovery of the Niagara Peninsula by the British and the raids in retaliation for the burning of Newark. Later he assisted in stopping the American invasion in 18
Which group was lead by Henry Clay of Kentucky, demanded war with Britain?
What did the Americans try to have the Amerindians become in exchange for giving up their hunting lands?
What type of trade did the loss of the Ohio River valley bring about? The loss of this trade displeased Canadian and British merchants.
What is the name of the Canadian heroine of the War of 1812. She is known for warning British forces of an upcoming American attack?
Who was the governor of Upper Canada in May of 1812?
Which charismatic and decisive leader, who developed a friendship with Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, was killed by an American sniper at Queenston Heights on October 13, 1812?
Which chief pushed for the tribes to unite, an act that worried the Americans?
What event created the tension between the United States and Britain and its colonies leading up to the War of 1812?
Who was the leader of the European country that the British were fighting against at the time of the War of 1812?
Who was the second most sucessful and well-known Amerindian leader during the War of 1812. He was an ally of the British, and he commanded Amerindian warriors during the Queenston

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