Crash Course: US History: Causes of the War of 1812
00:00:58 - 00:05:43
Explanation of the causes for the war of 1812, including impressment, trade, and the desire for more land.

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  1. Why is impressment a complicated issue?
  2. Who were the war hawks?
  3. How did expansionism factor into the war?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the causes and effects of the War of 1812
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the War of 1812 as a cause of economic changes in the nation
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the causes, important events, and effects of the War of 1812

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