Battle of New Orleans Trivia 1 2 3 4 5 6 1. Andrew Jackson received his historic nickname, Old Hickory, after he allotted his personal horses and carriage to the use of soldiers suffering from disease as they returned to Nashville from Natchez in 1813. What additional nickname did he acquire during the War of 1812?*Sharp KnifeSam PatchWar HorseWhite Devil 2. American involvement in the Creek War was an integral part of the War of 1812. Some historians even say it was the making of Tennessee. Which of the following symbols did Tennessee adopt as a result of the Militia’s actions under Jackson’s generalship?*Flag: The tri-star symbolGun: Kentucky flintlock rifeFlower: The Bearded IrisNickname: The Volunteer State 3. Which of the following Native chiefs fought with Jackson at New Orleans?*Pushmataha, ChoctawShelocta, CreekJohn Ross, CherokeeBilly Bowlegs, Seminole 4. Of the many challenges to the defense of New Orleans, which was, surprisingly, not a problem?*Blocking the many points of access into the city via water and landDealing with the lawless pirates of the regionNegotiating the competing loyalties and tensions of the French, Spanish, English and Creole inhabitantsEncroaching Spanish forces who were allied with the British 5. On January 8, 1815, General Andrew Jackson’s army defeated the British Army in a victory of near-epic proportions. One key strategy to assuring American victory was to ensure that the British could not do which of the following?*Use spiesArrive in New OrleansFlank the American armyReplenish dwindling supplies and troop numbers There are many great events at The Hermitage. If you would like to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings, enter your information below.Name First Last Email Zip Code This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.