The United States Goes Back to War

Review Questions

What prompted the Embargo of 1807?

  1. British soldiers burned the U.S. capitol.
  2. The British supplied arms to Indian insurgents.
  3. The British navy captured American ships on the high seas and impressed their sailors into service for the British.
  4. The British hadn’t abandoned their posts in the Northwest Territory as required by Jay’s Treaty.

Hint:

C

What event inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner”?

  1. Betsy Ross sewing the first American flag raised during a time of war
  2. the British bombardment of Baltimore
  3. the British burning of Washington, DC
  4. the naval battle between the Leopard and the Chesapeake

Hint:

B