9.3 a time of conflict

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9.3 Notes, Mr. Fralick

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  • 1. 2/5 IT Activity
    • What is nationalism?
  • What is an embargo?

2. 9.3 A Time of Conflict

  • Tribute- Protection money
  • War with Tripoli (cause) -US would not increase the amount of tribute paid to Tripoli. As a result, Tripoli declared war on the US.

3. Rights

  • Neutral Rights-The right to sail the seas and not take sides.
  • Violation of Neutral Rights -France & Britain threatened to search & seize ships that were trading with the enemy.
  • Impressment (Again!)-British forced captured American sailors to serve in the British Navy.

4. Trouble

  • Attack on the Chesapeake -British demanded to search theChesapeake.The captain refused so the British opened fire killing 3 crew members.
  • Public Reaction-Americans were furious with the British and wanted to go to war with Britain.

5. Reaction

  • Embargo Act-Prohibited Americans from trading with other countries. Designed to hurt Britain, Britain found new trading partners and it was disastrous for the US.

6. Tecumseh

  • Tecumseh-Powerful Shawnee chief who built a confederacy among Native American nations in the Northwest.
  • Tecumsehs view-Thought they were worthless. He thought the Great Spirit had given the land to NAs, and no country could take that away.

7. 8. Battle of Tippecanoe

  • Battle of Tippecanoe-William Henry Harrison defeated the NA forces in the Indiana territory. While it was declared a victory for the US, it resulted in Tecumseh joining forces with the British.

9. War Hawks

  • War Hawks-Mainly from the West and South. Wanted more land, more power for the US
  • Declaring War -Britain decided to stop raiding ships, but the US had already declared war.

10. Essential Question

  • What were three challenges to the nations stability during the late 1700s and early 1800s?
    • Threats to trade (pirates, Britain, France)
    • Tension between Native Americans & settlers
    • British-Native American alliances