The Role of Slavery in the War of 1812


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The War of 1812 immediately preceded, and helped establish, which era in American history?

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1. The USA fought the War of 1812 against _____, who offered freedom to slaves that joined their military.

2. Many slaves used the War of 1812 as an opportunity to escape and flee into whose borders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover how much you know about the role of slavery during the War of 1812. Worksheet/quiz topics include the era of American history that came after the conflict and American's opponent during the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following points will be addressed:

  • Empire the slaves escaped to during the war
  • Networks established due to those escaped slaves
  • Major impact of the war on slavery in the U.S.

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on slavery during the War of 1812
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Empire/Republic that America fought against during the conflict
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the War of 1812 and slavery in America after the war

Additional Learning

To learn more, you can simply review the lesson called The Role of Slavery in the War of 1812. These key topics will be considered:

  • The War of 1812 as America's first declared war
  • Segregation during the conflict
  • Freed slaves who relocated to the Caribbean