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What did Britain claim ?

Meaning of embargo ? Of what seamen, besides their By whom, was passed the Milan own, did the British impress great | Decree ? numbers ?

What vessels did it declare de. What Order in Council did the nationalized ? British issue in May, 1806 ?

What bad effect had party spirit Meaning of blockude?

during Jefferson's administration ? What decree did Bonaparte issue What tended to check infidelity in the ensuing Nov.?

and pollution ? What was declared by the Ber- Why did our trade make great lin decree?

advances about the year 1803? What trade did the British pro

What curtailed our trade 4 years bibit in 1807?

after ? ♡ What ship was attacked by the From what, did our agriculture Leopard in 1807?- Where? receive great encouragement ? Commander of the C.?

What most important seminary By what, occasioned ?

was founded in 1908 ? How many of our men were How many families contributed killed ?

more than 300,000 dollars to that How many men were taken from institution ? the Chesapeak ?

By what, are a majority of the Why did Barron make no resist students more or less supported ? ance ?

What did Barron say to Capt. Humphreys, who came aboard to take out the men ? The Chesapeak is your prize.

What did the officer reply? No, CHAPTER LXII. - p. 287. I have obeyed my orders, and have nothing more to do with her. From whom, had Capt. Hum- Beginning of Madison's adminis

tration. War with Britain. phreys received those orders ? Ad.

Battle miral Berkeley.

Capture of Detroit.

of Queenstown. Victories of What waters did Jefferson forbid the British armed vessels to

Capts. Hull, Jones, Decatur and

Bainbridge. occupy, till satisfaction should be made for this horrible outrage ? Who succeeded Pres. Jefferson ? What redress was obtained ?

When ? Situation of the U. In the course of 3 or 4 years, the S. ? British acknowledged, that the at- What great nations were at tack was unauthorized by govern

war ? ment, recalled Berkeley, promised Tendency of their commercial to make pecuniary reparation, and edicts ? restored to the Chesapeak, the sur- Under what other restrictions, viving seamen, that had been taken were we suffering ? from her. But the most important What had been the issue of everedress, the punishment of Berke- ry effort to secure our rights ? ley or Humphreys, was never ob- What alternative was left to us ? tained.

Meaning of alternative ? $ What places did the British Q What very important law was · Orders in Council declare to be as enacted three days before Madiin a state of blockade ?

son's inauguration ? What most important act was On what condition, did Mr. Ers passed Dec. 22, 1807 ?

kine say, that the British would exempt us from the Orders in What measure, preparatory to Council ? Provided intercourse a war with Britain, was adopted in with Britain were allowed.

1812? How did this affect the people ? In what month of that year, was How were they soon disappoint- war declared ? ed ?

First and principal reason, stated What indignity did Mr. Jackson for the declaration ? offer to Mr. Madison ?

Can you recollect either of the Consequence of that insult ? other reasons ?

Between what English and What name has sometimes been American vessel, was there an given to this war? The war of imengagement in 1811 ?

pressments. Commander of the President? Who solemnly protested against

On which part, was the attack the declaration ? commenced ?

To what part of the country, Which vessel greatly suffered ? did the greatest proportion of these

With what power, did Mr. Mad- belong? To New England. ison say, in 1811, that we were in By whom, was the war generally danger of war? – Why?

commended' ? - censured? Where was there a battle with What want was most power. the Indians Nov. 7, 1811 ?

fully felt at the commencement of How long ago ?

the war! - Why? Where is Tippacanoe?

For what purpose, was General Which way from N. Y. city ? Hull sent to Detroit ? Commander of our men ?

Civil office of Hull ? Who commenced the attack? In what state is Detroit ? At what time? Just before day. Which way from Albany ? Why were not our forces imme- What disaster soon followed ? diately crushed ? Expecting an at- For what crimes was he tried ? tack, they slept with their arms, in For which, condemned ? the order of battle.

Why recommended to mercy ? On which side, was victory! By whom, pardoned ?

Who had instigated the Indians O For what splendid achieveto hostilities ? An Indian, who pre- ments, was this war distinguished ? tended to be a prophet.

By whom, commenced ? Effect of this defeat upon the What frigate did Captain Hull prophet's character ? Ruinous. command ?

O What state was admitted into Do you recollect the name of the union in 1812 ?

the captain or frigate, that he capTo what, was the name Louisi. tured? ana previously applied ? To that Vessel captured by the Essex? vast region, that lies between the Who was commander in chief Mississippi, Mexico, the Pacific of our army? and the forty-ninth degree of N. Toward the invasion of what Lat.

province, was Dearborn's attention By what power, was that region early turned ? ceded to the U. S. ?

Where did a number of our men How long ago?

attack the British, Oct. 13? During whose administration ? Between what lakes, is QueensAt what price?

town ? - To which, nearest ? How large is this region, com- Which way from Niagara falls ? pared with the rest of the U.S.? | Issue of the battle of Q. ? About the same size.

Occasion of that surrender ?

Issue of an engagement between Commander of the Enterprise ? the Wasp and Frolic?

Fate of Burrows ? Which was superior in point of Success of Commodore Perry force ?

in attacking the British fleet ? Commander of the Wasp ?

On what lake ? By what ship were both captur- How many vessels did he take ? ed the same day?

In what words, did he announce Issue of a battle between the his victory? U. S. frigate and the Macedonian ? ♡ Issue of an engagement beCommander of the U. S. ?

tween Gen. Harrison and Gen. For what, did Decatur's men con- Proctor near Detroit ? tribute $800 ?

What important place was then What brave exploit had D. per- retaken from the British ? formed a few years before?

Distinguished Indian chief in that Second vessel captured by the batlle ? Constitution ? - Where?

Character of Tecumseh ? Who was then captain of the Con- What put an end to the Indian stitution ?

war in that quarter ? Why did Bainbridge bum the For what, did the operations in Java?

the N. W. and Perry's victory pre ♡ Issue of the battle of French- pare the way? town?

What prevented ? Near what part of Lake Erie, is To what did the campaign of Frenchtown?

1813 give rise, among the people? By whom, were most of the pris- How was the mediatorship of oners perfidiously killed?

Alexander treated by the British ? ♡ Issue of an engagement be- What did the prince regent offer? tween the Hornet and the Peacock ? Who was the prince regent ? Captain of the Hornet ?

The oldest son of George III. How many seamen sunk with Why so called ? Because he exthe Peacock

ercised the royal office, while his When did Mr. Madison enter father was living. upon his second term of office ?

What did he become, when his Who offered to mediate between father died ? King. us and Britain ?

How did our government treat How many commissioners did the prince regent's offer ? we send to Russia ?

What southern tribe of Indians Capital of Upper Canada ? commenced hostilities in August, On what lake What part? 1813 ? Issue of an attack upon York ? At whose instigation ?

With what effect, did the British What general was sent to subdue attack Sackett's Harbor in 1813 ? them? 0 Issue of an engagement. be

With what success ? tween the Chesapeak and Shan- What battle put an end to the non ?

war? Commander of the Chesapeak ? How long had it continued ? Fate of Lawrence ?

♡ In whose favor did the battles Last order of Lawrence ? of Chippewa and Niagara result ?

Issue of a battle between the Who laid siege to Fort Erie, in Argus and the Pelican ?

August ?
Which vessel belonged to us? What was the issue ?

By what vessel, was the Britush' Boxer captured ?

CHAPTER LXIII. - p. 315. captured or destroyed almost the

whole British fleet. Cupture of Washington city. How many men did Prevost

Defence of Baltimore. Mac- lose ? donough's victory. Defence of Q Why were enlistments in N. E. Plattsburg:

Hartford Conven- comparatively few? The people tion.

Defence of New-Orleans. were opposed to the war. Treaty of Ghent. Monroe's From what apprehension, was administration. J. Q. Ad- there great dissatisfaction ? ams's administration. Clos

What crisis did some fear? ing reflections.

What legislature acted upon this

subject ? What was the success of the Brit- For what purpose did that legis. ish in their attempt upon Washing | lature then appoint delegates ? ton city?

What other states followed this By whom, commanded ? example ?

What most disgraceful actions Where did the delegates meet? did he there perform?

Upon what, did they dwell in To whom, has the taking and their report ? burning of W. been considered as Can you recollect some of the al. exceedingly disgraceful? To buth terations, which they recommended the British and Americans.

to be made in the constitution ? What good appears to have re- What prevented the calling of sulted from it ?' 'It probably con- another convention ? duced to hasten peace.

♡ In what month and year, did How? By uniting the Ameri- the British invade Louisiana ? cans in the war, and thus discour- By whom, commanded ? aging the British from prosecuting Who was our commander at it.

New-Orleans ? Success of the British in an at- With what forces, did Packentempt upon Baltimore?

ham attack Jackson ? Fate of Ross ?

When was the battle of N. ?
On what place did Gov. Pre- Issue of that battle ?
vost make a descent, Sept. 1814? Loss of the British ?
With what force ?

Fate of Packenham and Gibbs ?
Who was then our commander at Loss on our part ?

Where was a treaty of peace Near what lake, is Plattsburg ? formed about that time between the In what state ?

U. S. and Britain ? Which way from Montreal ?. In what country, is Ghent ? from Albany and N. Y.?

Which way from Calais ? Who was our commander on When was this treaty ratified ? Lake Champlain ?

How long after war was deWhat two attacks were made clared ? upou our forces nearly at the same Upon what important subjects time ?

was the treaty silent ? Which forces were superior ? For what, did it provide ? The British, on both elements.

Who welcomed the return of What was the issue ? Most disastrous to the British, and most ♡ What other war was terminatglorious to us.

ed by treaty, soon after the war Saccess of Macdonough? He with Britain ?

peace ?


Who had commenced this war ? Who succeeded Pres. Madi-
On what pretence ?

son ?

When inaugurated ?
Who dictated this treaty with In what respects, was the coun-
Algiers ?

try then more prosperous than in
Three most important articles | 1809?
of this treaty ?

Can you mention some particu♡ For what purpose, was a con- | lars, in which, it was not prospervention signed at London, July 3, ous in 1817 ? 1815 ?

What states did Monroe visit How was this received by many

that season ? in this country ? - Why?

What was his particular object? Which of our frigates was tak- What state was added to the en by the British, just before the union Dec. 1817 ? ratification of the treaty of Ghent ? What three states lie directly

Commander of the President ? east of Mississippi ? How many British ships were What Indians ceded to the U.S. taken by the Americans near the a large tract of land in 1801 ? same time ?

♡ By what forces, were a numWhat was the capital of the U. ber of adventurers driven from A8. bank, incorporated in 1816 ? melia Island in 1817 ?

What state was received into the Where is Amelia Island ? Near union in 1816 ?

the S. E. corner of Georgia. In what war, was Indiana the Object of those adventurers ? scene of many battles and depreda- Under what authority, did they tions ?

pretend to act ? Cause of the most noticeable Mention some of the most imchange of manners during Madi- portant laws, enacted by Congress son's administration ? Reinedy? the ensuing winter.

Can you mention some of the State, admitted into the union most important religious facts dur- in 1818 ? ing this period ?

From what, does that state deWhat crippled commerce during rive its name? this period?

Which way is Il. from Ind. ? Cause of extensive bankrupt- from the N. W. territory? cies ?

What great bay with its coasts, Can you recollect any thing re- did Monroe visit in 1818 ? specting our agriculture, during With what power, did he and the this period ?

senate ratify a treaty, the same For what, were extensive facto- year? ries established ?

Success of a war against the Effect of the peace upon manu- Seminole Indians in 1818 ? facturing companies ?

Commander in that war ? What is said of a considerable What measures of his caused portion of them?

great dissatisfaction among the What was our population at the American people ? close of this period

♡ With what nation, was a conBy what, were some literary in- vention ratified in 1819? stitutions seriously affected ?

What country did Spain cede to What literary institutions con- us, the same year ? tinued on the whole, to increase ? What territorial government was

Can you mention the names of formed in 1819 ? some of the most important semi- Which side of the Mississippi ? naries founded in that period ? Principal difference between

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