Name: 
 

War of 1812



Matching
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
Oliver Hazard Perry
d.
the Constitution
b.
Andrew Jackson
e.
privateers
c.
Francis Scott Key
 

 1. 

defeated the Creeks in Alabama
 

 2. 

wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”
 

 3. 

commander on Lake Erie
 

 4. 

armed private ships that attacked the British
 

 5. 

“Old Ironsides”
 

Short Answer
 

 6. 

Fighting in the War of 1812 began with an American invasion of what country?
 

 7. 

Why were the British able to send more forces to America to fight after the spring of 1814?
 

 8. 

In August 1814 the British sent a force up Chesapeake Bay that landed and burned ____.
 

 9. 

“The Star-Spangled Banner” was written about the defense of which American city?
 

 10. 

Why was the Battle of Lake Champlain important in the course of the War of 1812?
 



 
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