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Lewis And Clark

35 Questions  I  By Mr. Bang
Lewis and Clark
The following will assess your knowledge and understanding of the key events, people, geography and political situations surrounding the Louisiana Purchase and the exploration of that vast land.

  
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1.  As President, Thomas Jefferson wanted to be sure:
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2.  On which issue did Jefferson reverse his opinion on strict construction of the Constitution?
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3.  Lewis and Clark were appointed to lead an expedition of the  Louisiana Territory.  What is Lewis' first name?
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4.  Lewis and Clark were appointed to lead an expedition of the  Louisiana Territory.  What is Clarks' first name?
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5.  What years did the Lewis and Clark Expedition take place? (_____-_____)
6.  President Jefferson wanted to buy New Orleans from Napoleon because:
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7.  For the Louisiana expedition, Lewis and Clark had instructions to:
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8.  The rich land west of the Mississippi River was known as Louisiana in 1800.
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9.  Zebulon Pike explored the Mississippi River and its surrounding environment.
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10.  The Lewis and Clark Expedition started from St. Louis.
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11.  The explorer Zebulon Pike slowed migration to the southern portion of the Louisiana        Territory because he called this area the ________  ___________  ____________.
12.  These lines measure distance north and/or south of the Equator.
13.  These lines measure distances east and/or west of the Prime Meridian.
14.  From what nation did the United States purchase the Louisiana Territory?
15.  Who is this man? (first & last name)
16.  What position (job) does this man have in the early 1800's?
17.  In their route westward, Lewis and Clark followed generally the:
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18.  What area in Colorado is named after the explorer Zebulon Pike?
19.  One man died during the Lewis & Clark expedition.  What is his name?
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20.  The memorial to Sergeant Charles Floyd is located near what Iowa City?
21.  View 3 videos and answer the next 4 questions. Pause or close tab after the clips have played.  Cut 'n paste website into a knew tab. There are commercials between the 3 video clips. http://www.biography.com/people/sacagawea-9468731 The Shoshone Indians were important to Lewis and Clark because they could provide them with __________.
22.  Sacagawea recognized this landmark from her childhood.
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23.  Lewis was overjoyed to see mountain range after mountain range when he arrived at the Rocky Mountains.
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24.  The Lewis and Clark expedition proved that the _____________  ____________ did not exist.
25.  The Shoshone chief was Sacagawea's:
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26.  One of the members of the Corps of Discovery was an enslaved African American named ___________________________.
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27.  The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from which country?
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28.  After the expedition, York, Clarks slave asked for his freedom. What was the result?
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29.  This is one of the types of boats the Corps of Discovery used during the expedition. What is it called?
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30.  The U.S. offered Napoleon 10 Million dollars for the area around the mouth of the Mississippi. Instead, France offered to sell the entire Louisiana Territory to the U.S. for how much?
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31.  During their first winter, the Corps of Discovery stayed at ____________________ where they built a three-sided fort to protect them.
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32.  The Lewis & Clark expedition began and ended in _____________________.
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33.  At the mouth of the Columbia River, during the winter of 1805-1806, the Corps of Discovery was asked to vote on a place to camp. Why was this vote an important event in history?
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34.  The main reason for the purchase of the Louisana Territory was:
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35.  On the expedtion of the Louisana Territory, Lewis found the source (starting point) or what river?
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