Rush-Bagot Treaty: History & Significance


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The Rush-Bagot Treaty of 1817 took place between which two belligerents?

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1. What was the overarching purpose of the Rush-Bagot Treaty?

2. Who was the prominent United States representative who went to Britain and encouraged the country to pacify the Great Lakes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will show what you know about the Rush-Bagot Treaty and its impact on American diplomacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The purpose of the Rush-Bagot Treaty
  • The United States Representative who went to Britain
  • Two people who finalized the disarmament agreement
  • The key term of the Rush-Bagot Treaty

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Rush-Bagot Treaty
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the War of 1812
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information the relationship between the United States and Britain and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You should also read the accompanying lesson called Rush-Bagot Treaty: History & Significance. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Details the War of 1812
  • Explains the United States reaching out to Britain in 1816
  • Covers the Convention of 1818
  • Explores the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819