British North America
The War of 1812 - Review Quiz
'General Level'

- describe the major causes and personalities of the War of 1812
- describe the impact of the War of 1812 on the development of Canada

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity

This activity is based on the ThinkQuest website;
The answers to all the quiz questions can be found in the Explore History section.

As you try the General level of the QUIZ,
record your answers below.

1.  Where did the Battle of Chateauguay take place? ____________________________________

2. The man in the picture is ________________________________ .

3. Free word association - Tenskwatawa. ___________________________________________

4. Captain Isaac Chauncey commanded an American fleet. Where? __________________________

5. The woodcut depicts _______________________________________________________

6. It is 1813. You have just completed a 40-mile hike from Queenston to Dams.  You are probably...


7. When did the American declaration of war come? _________________________________

8. You are near Detroit in 1812. The man on the right is most likely ___________________________

9. You are commanding a British force. You have just defeated an American force at Bladensburg.

Where are you headed? _______________________________________

10. The present day Niagara-on-the-Lake was called _________________________ in 1812.