i have 10 questions about foreign affairs and war of 1812
the Questions are
How did the United States respond when Ambassador Genet arrived to demand U.S. participation in the French Revolution, citing the Treaty of Alliance between France and America?
The United States as only able to send two small warships and 2,000 men.
The United States denied Genet’s request, noting that the Treaty of Alliance was no longer in effect.
The United States immediately raised an army of 15,000 soldiers to fight in France.
The United States simply ignored the request and took an extended Senate recess to avoid him.
How did the United States initially respond to the Barbary Pirates assaulting American ships and ransoming American captives in the 1780’s?
The Untied States started a Go Fund Me to help free the American Captives.
The United States asked France to intervene with the Pirates to free Americans
The United States instantly went to war and rescued American captives
The United States began paying tribute to the pirates, amounting to 20% of the US budget each year.
What are some reasons the United States could not become involved in the French Revolution?
The United States had no military at the time, so had nothing to send.
The United States had a very small budget and could not afford a war
Americans were concerned that sending US troops to Europe would leave the frontier unprotected.
Helping the French would mean going to war against Spain, Prussia, Britain and the Netherlands (who were invading France at the time)
The Quazi War and XYZ Affair are both examples of:
Problems the United States had with Napoleon.
Battles fought by the new US Navy in the Pacific.
Unresolved issues relating to Shay’s Rebellion.
Question 5 How angry the French were with the United States for not joining them in their Revolution.
The first ship of the new US Navy was:
The USS Frolic
The USS Constitution
Which of the ships named below did the US Navy send to rescue an American sea captain from Somalian Pirates in 2006?
USS Ronald Reagan
One of the lessons the U.S. learned between 1780-1815 was that:
Quakers never fought hard in the US Armed forces
Iron from the Appalcian Mountains was not as good as Iron from Lake Erie
George Washington never had a cherry tree
Negotiating with pirates and belligerent nations by offering tribute did not work
During the XYZ Affair,
American diplomats negotiated a new trade deal with Britain
French ambassadors mocked American diplomats by demanding a bribe to negotiate an end to hostilities
Spanish Ambassadors agreed to allow US farmers use the Mississippi River
A French naval vessel attacked a US trading ship by mistake, thinking it was a British naval vessel
Some reasons for the US to declare war against Britain in 1811 (the War of 1812) were:
To force the British to stop “impressing” US sailors into the British Navy
Included the hope of capturing Canada
To capture the British Provence of Oregon.
To finally force the British off US land on the Frontier
By the time that the war of 1812 was over, some entrepreneurs in the United States
invented a new steam-engine known as the Newcomen Engine
Americas were unable to acquire toilet paper and other goods from China
began manufacturing goods they could not get from Europe at the time, including textiles made from Southern Cotton
advanced American military technology with the invention of the Convrieve Rocket