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This quiz is about the war of 1812, and the foregin affairs that are connected with the war.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who led the War of 1812?

    • A.

      John Adams

    • B.

      James Madison

    • C.

      George Washington

    • D.

      James Monroe

    Correct Answer
    B. James Madison
    Explanation
    James Madison led the War of 1812. He was the President of the United States during this time and played a crucial role in the decision to go to war with Britain. Madison believed that Britain's interference with American trade and impressment of American sailors were violations of American sovereignty. As a result, he led the country into a conflict that would ultimately shape the future of the United States.

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  • 2. 

    What is the Neutrality policy?

    • A.

      The Neutralitly policy is where you are neutral and you do not care about other countries.

    • B.

      The Neutralitly policy is where you are very involved in other countries, and their affairs.

    • C.

      The Neutralitly policy is where you are excluding yourself from all other countries, and you are not invloved at all.

    • D.

      The Neutralitly policy is where you are not aware of any other foregin countries.

    • E.

      The Neutrality policy is when you are neutral, you don't have a particular side.

    Correct Answer
    E. The Neutrality policy is when you are neutral, you don't have a particular side.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the Neutrality policy is when you are neutral and do not have a particular side. This means that you do not take sides or show favoritism in conflicts or disputes between other countries. Neutrality policy typically involves maintaining a position of non-involvement in international affairs and conflicts, allowing a country to remain impartial and avoid taking part in alliances or conflicts.

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  • 3. 

    What were the four causes that led up to the war of 1812?

    • A.

      Expanding in to Canada, Electing Presidents, US Doctorine, Indian Nations

    • B.

      Tribute, Piracy, Trading Tensions, Native americans conflicting with the settelers

    • C.

      Impressment, Trading Tensions, Expanding into Canada, Native Americans conflicting with the Settlers

    • D.

      Embargo Act, Impressment, Tributes, Native Americans conflicting with Settlers

    Correct Answer
    C. Impressment, Trading Tensions, Expanding into Canada, Native Americans conflicting with the Settlers
    Explanation
    The four causes that led up to the War of 1812 were impressment, trading tensions, expanding into Canada, and Native Americans conflicting with the settlers. Impressment refers to the British practice of forcibly recruiting American sailors into the British navy, which angered the United States. Trading tensions arose due to restrictions on American trade by both Britain and France during their conflict. The United States also sought to expand into Canada, which was controlled by Britain at the time. Lastly, conflicts between Native Americans and American settlers in the western territories further strained relations between the United States and Britain.

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  • 4. 

    What was a main reason that George Washington made these Policies?

    • A.

      Because of war

    • B.

      Because the colonies were poor

    • C.

      Because the he wanted to

    • D.

      Because the government could not pay for their army

    • E.

      It would be helpful in the future and it would help presidents following to make the right decisions

    Correct Answer
    D. Because the government could not pay for their army
    Explanation
    George Washington made these policies because the government could not pay for their army. This suggests that one of the main reasons for his policies was the financial constraint faced by the government in funding the army. By implementing these policies, Washington aimed to address the issue of inadequate funds and ensure that the army was properly supported.

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  • 5. 

    What is the Isolationism Policy?

    • A.

      The isolationism policy is when you are isolating your self from other countries and ther affairs, and war.

    • B.

      The isolationism policy is when you are getting really involved in other wars and countries.

    • C.

      The isolationism policy is where you are unaware about other countries.

    • D.

      The isolationism policy is when you do not care about other countries and their wars.

    Correct Answer
    A. The isolationism policy is when you are isolating your self from other countries and ther affairs, and war.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the first option: "The isolationism policy is when you are isolating yourself from other countries and their affairs, and war." This answer accurately describes isolationism as a policy of avoiding involvement in international affairs, including wars, and maintaining a focus on one's own country.

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  • 6. 

    What date was the War of 1812 officially declared?

    • A.

      July 4, 1812

    • B.

      June 18, 1812

    • C.

      June 14, 1811

    • D.

      December 24, 1814

    Correct Answer
    B. June 18, 1812
    Explanation
    The correct answer is June 18, 1812. This was the date when the War of 1812 was officially declared.

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  • 7. 

    After what event was the "Star Spangle Banner" created?

    • A.

      Embargo Act

    • B.

      Battle of New Orleans

    • C.

      XYZ Affairs

    • D.

      Washington vs Baltimore

    Correct Answer
    B. Battle of New Orleans
    Explanation
    The "Star Spangled Banner" was created after the Battle of New Orleans. This event, which took place during the War of 1812, was a significant victory for the United States against the British. The song was written by Francis Scott Key, who was inspired by the American flag still flying over Fort McHenry after a night of intense bombardment. The lyrics of the song were later set to the tune of a popular British song, becoming the national anthem of the United States.

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  • 8. 

    In what document were the policies included in?

    • A.

      Monroe Doctrine

    • B.

      Madison's farewell address

    • C.

      Declaration of Independence

    • D.

      George Washington's farewell address

    Correct Answer
    D. George Washington's farewell address
    Explanation
    George Washington's farewell address is the correct answer because it was in this document that Washington outlined his policies and advice for the future of the United States. In his address, he discussed the importance of unity, the dangers of political parties, and the need to avoid foreign entanglements. This document is significant as it set a precedent for future presidents and shaped the country's foreign and domestic policies.

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  • 9. 

    What happened after Madison declared an Embargo?

    • A.

      The US suffered because they couldn't trade to get any goods and no one was allowed to come in or out of the US.

    • B.

      James Madison died

    • C.

      No one payed attention to this event and went on with daily life

    • D.

      The embargo allowed citizens to roam where ever they please around the world

    Correct Answer
    A. The US suffered because they couldn't trade to get any goods and no one was allowed to come in or out of the US.
    Explanation
    After Madison declared an embargo, the US suffered because they couldn't engage in trade to acquire goods, and there were restrictions on the movement of people in and out of the country. This had a negative impact on the economy and caused difficulties for the American citizens.

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  • 10. 

    What other city besides Washington DC was attacked by the British?

    • A.

      New York, New York

    • B.

      Houston

    • C.

      Baltimore

    • D.

      San Diego

    Correct Answer
    C. Baltimore
    Explanation
    During the War of 1812, the British attacked Baltimore in 1814. This attack, known as the Battle of Baltimore, was a part of the larger Chesapeake Campaign. The British aimed to capture the city and disrupt American operations. However, the American forces, along with the help of local militia and Fort McHenry's defense, successfully defended the city. The Battle of Baltimore is particularly significant because it inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem "Defence of Fort M'Henry," which later became the lyrics for the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner."

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