War of 1812

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
War of 1812.

1. What country did the United States fight in the War of 1812?
a. France
b. Spain
c. Mexico
d. United Kingdom
e. All of the above

2. Who was President of the United States during the War of 1812?
a. James Madison
b. John Adams
c. Thomas Jefferson
d. James Monroe
e. George Washington

3. True or False: The Presidential Mansion (the White House) was burnt down during the war.

4. Where did the United States first attack when the war began?
a. London
b. India
c. Ireland
d. Canada
e. Mexico

5. What U.S. general defeated a large Native American force led by Tecumseh at the Battle of the Thames?
a. George Washington
b. William Henry Harrison
c. Robert E. Lee
d. Andrew Jackson
e. Ulysses S. Grant

6. What battle proved to be the inspiration for the Star-Spangled Banner?
a. Battle of Gettysburg
b. Battle of Detroit
c. Battle of New Orleans
d. Battle of Montreal
e. Battle of Baltimore

7. What was the name of the treaty that ended the war?
a. Treaty of Paris
b. Oregon Treaty
c. Treaty of Ghent
d. Treaty of Limits
e. Treaty of Greenville

8. Which of the following was one of the causes that led to the War of 1812?
a. The attack on Pearl Harbor
b. Trade restrictions placed on the U.S. by the United Kingdom
c. Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. True or False: The Battle of New Orleans took place after the War of 1812 officially ended.

10. Around how long did the War of 1812 last?
a. 1 year
b. 3 years
c. 7 years
d. 10 years
e. 15 years

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