SAT Subject US History Practice Question 606: Answer and Explanation
47. Which of the following constituted the most signifi cant international impact of the War of 1812?
A. It caused diplomatic tensions between the United States and Spain.
B. It forced France to nullify the Louisiana Purchase.
C. It lessened shipping commerce on the Great Lakes.
D. It forced the United States to police the Atlantic Ocean.
E. It removed the British from the Northwest Territories
Correct Answer: E
Driving the British away from the Northwest Territories for good was an important step toward the United States gaining control of the central portion of the North American continent.