Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Meaning, History & Significance


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Where did William Henry Harrison serve to begin his military career?

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1. What year was the Battle of Tippecanoe fought?

2. From which party did Harrison accept the nomination for the 1840 presidential election?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz set help you gauge your understanding of 'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too' and its significance in the presidential election of 1840. Topics you should be familiar with if you want to pass the quiz include William Henry Harrison's presidential opponent and where he served during his military career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your knowledge of these topics:

  • Battle of Tippecanoe
  • Military career of William Henry Harrison
  • Political party backing Harrison's presidential bid
  • Harrison's biggest opponent during the election of 1840
  • Harrison's and John Tyler's life after winning the presidency and vice-presidency

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills when you utilize the assessment tools:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Harrison's military career and the Battle of Tippecanoe from the related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding Harrison's political party and his biggest opponent during the election
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the lives of 'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too' after the successful presidential campaign

Additional Learning

To learn more about how 'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too' related to Harrison's background and its significance in his presidential campaign, check out the related lesson titled 'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too': Meaning, History & Significance. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Explore Harrison's military career and his interactions with Native Americans
  • Identify the significance of the Battle of Tippecanoe
  • Recognize how Harrison's political party used his military experience and life in his presidential campaign
  • Discover the results of the presidential election for 'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too' and the politicians' lives afterwards