Peace and silence

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B-. Coercive Acts or intolerable acts - brought on by the tea party.

1-. The Boston Port Act June 1, 1774 - closed the port until the tea was paid for

2-. Impartial Administration of Justice Act - All royal officials would be sent to England for trial instead of staying in the colonies for trial

3-. The Mass. Government Act - Increased the power of the Governor. - General Gage became the military Governor.

4-. The New Quartering Act - Directed authorities to provide lodging for soldiers.


d. War of 1812

1. Madison became president in 1809

2. Napoleon: leader of france - wanted americans to fight Britain - promised not harass American ships

3. War Hawks: Newcomers in the of Rep. From the southwest wanting war with Britain.

4. Henry Clay: Rep. Kentucky, Speaker of the house

5. Tecumesh: led Indian uprising during this time. Wanted to unite all the tribes (Battle of Themes)

6. William H. Harrison: General at this time. Crushed the Indian rebellion.

7. Oliver Perry: Navy commander, won the battle on Lake Erie.

8. Andrew Jackson: New Orleans - “Needles Battle” because a treaty of peace had been signed 15 days earlier/.

9. Francis Scott Key: after the British had taken and burned DC (capitol and white house) they attacked Baltimore but Americans held on in a furious battle.

10. Treaty of Gent: Between British and US. Ended war of 1812- neither side gained much, returned presidents and restored boundaries.



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