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					                      True or False

1. America prospered during the presidency of James
   Madison.     FALSE
2. It was illegal to import slaves into the United States when
    Madison was President.         TRUE

3. When Madison was President, California was not
   yet a state. TRUE

4. Americans founded an outpost on the Pacific coast when
    Madison was President.     TRUE

5. The War of 1812 was fought to settle a dispute with France
    over land.   FALSE
                     True or False

1. Alaska was once a possession of Russia. TRUE

2. Fort Astoria was the first permanent American outpost on the
    Pacific coast.   TRUE

3. U.S. exports improved tremendously soon after Madison took
    office.   TRUE
4. The National Road was the first big public improvement
    project undertaken in the United
   States.        FALSE

5. The War of 1812 added a large amount of territory to the
    United States. FALSE
               War of 1812
           • Opposition to the war
Delegates to Hartford Convention threatened to secede
             • Early Days of War
  American armed forces ill-equipped and untrained
             U.S. wins victories at sea
               • War in the West
                Invasion of Canada
     Americans win Battle of Lake Erie and others
                 • Final Battles
British burn Washington, D.C. but fail to take Baltimore
            American victory at New Orleans
    African American volunteers play important role
         Peace treaty restores prewar conditions
Across:
1. This man was the fourth President of the         1. James Madison
United States.
3. America declared war on this nation in 1812.     3. Great Britain
5. This man wrote America’s national anthem.
9. This man led American forces at the Battle of    5. Francis Scott Key
New Orleans.
10. This outpost was the first permanent U.S.
                                                    9. Andrew Jackson
settlement on the Pacific coast.                    10. Fort Astoria
Down:
2. In 1808 it became illegal to import these into   2. slaves
the United States.
4. In 1809 most Americans lived on this side of     4. east
the Appalachian Mountains.
6. This country established a colony in Spanish     6. Russia
California in 1812.
7. The National Road began at this town in
                                                    7. Cumberland
Maryland.                                           8. Canada
8. The War Hawks hoped to make this country
part of the United States.

				
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