The Battle of Lake Erie in 1813: Summary & Facts


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The War of 1812 was between Great Britain and the United States, the same sides who fought in the _______ _______.

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1. Lake Erie is one of five lakes that comprise the _______ _______.

2. Which of the following statements best describes Commander Oliver Hazard Perry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Battle of Lake Erie was fought during the War of 1812, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of major events and figures from the battle, as well as the impact of the battle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Conflicts between America and Great Britain
  • Early event in the battle
  • Famed ship from the battle now serving as a museum ship

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Commander Oliver Hazard Perry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the lake system that includes Lake Erie

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the lesson The Battle of Lake Erie in 1813: Summary & Facts, which addresses these objectives:

  • Learn about the War of 1812
  • Understand why the British wanted control of Lake Erie
  • Know important generals and events from the battle