President Madison and the War of 1812


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Why was William Henry Harrison significant in the war of 1812?

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1. Which of the following best describes the victorious army at the Battle of New Orleans?

2. Why did Tecumseh organize his social movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

James Madison was president during the War of 1812, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of his actions. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of major battles of the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • William Henry Harrison's significance in the War of 1812
  • Winner of the Battle of Lake Erie
  • The Battle of New Orleans
  • Tecumseh's actions
  • Treaty ending the war

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Battle of New Orleans
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the treaty that ended the War of 1812

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson on President Madison and the War of 1812. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and career of President Madison
  • Know important events and battles from the War of 1812
  • Explain how Tecumseh's actions led to the start of the war