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Starter: Turn to page 277 in your text, look at the graph. Today, I will be able to explain how the U.S. economically benefitted from France and G.B. fighting each other. I will also be able to evaluate multiple perspectives regarding the circumstances surrounding the War of 1812. Turn in 10.3/10.4 Make sure you took the 10.1/10.2 Quiz Check your grade Take your campaign poster if you want it, or it will be recycled. Grading period ends 1 April (a week from tomorrow)
France and Britain were engaged in war (again) and the U.S. filled the trade void left by the two powers. G.B. and France ignored our right to ___________. Napoleon broke the Treaty of Morfontaine and the British began the ____________our sailors. However, foreign trade continued to skyrocket to an all-time high (over 100 million dollars in 1807).
Many Americans were _________with the practice of impressment and wanted _______with G.B. Jefferson, like his predecessors wanted to ________war. Embargo Act of 1807: _________ Americans to import or _________ goods… (Isolationism) Good Idea or Bad Idea, why?
Terrible Idea: Hinder America’s economy American market not big enough to make up the difference in lost exports Cost of goods increased dramatically (European goods were often cheaper) Smugglers Jefferson was forced to use our army and navy against those that didn’t follow the Act
Nonintercourse (trade) Act of 1809: Allowed Americans to trade with all countries except _______________ or _____________. #Jeffkeepstradition# Jefferson decides not to run for a _______ term, encourages James ____________to run #VA4Life#
Who Wins? By how many votes? Is the support for the Federalists growing or shrinking?
Extraordinarily well educated Wrote the _______________________ From VA Served as Jefferson’s Sec of _________ Short 5 foot 4
White settlers keep expanding ____________ causing __________ with Native tribes. The Conflict exists because the settlers and natives are competing for __________ and ________________. G.B. continues to _________________our interactions with the natives by providing them with weapons and encouraging conflict.
Agreement is reached between the U.S. government and the Western Confederacy, after the battle of _____________ ___________. Sets up a pattern: U.S. takes _______ and gives Natives _________…Natives continue to move ________.
______________-a Shawnee leader successfully unites several tribes to defend their land from westward settlers. Tecumseh’s brother – “The Prophet” was the ______________ leader of the new confederation. Obstacles : Rival tribes refused to unite and follow Tecumseh…Tecumseh will be killed and the movement will fall apart.
Led by Henry _________ of KY Motives: Nationalism: Pride in one’s country To seize Canada To stop Britain from seizing our ships To end British aid to Native Americans in the West To take Florida from Spain, Britain’s ally. Still some Americans were weary of going to war
GB begins a blockading some American ports, in order to prevent us from trading with the French. _______________ Convention: New England states discuss leaving (seceding) the Union if “______ _______________ war” takes place. House 79 to 49, Yes Senate 19 to 13, Yes It’s TIME FOR WAR!!!!!!!!!!