The Many Reflections Of Miss Jane Deming

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The Many Reflections Of Miss Jane Deming

By Anderson Coates


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jane was excited to be part of Mr. Mercer's expedition...
    • A. 

      To bring orphans and Civil War widows to Washington Territory.

    • B. 

      To take young women to Alaska to be wives of the gold miners.

    • C. 

      To place young women in San Francisco.

    • D. 

      To travel via the Oregon trail to the Pacific Northwest.

  • 2. 
    Jane's mother died when she was young and her father...
    • A. 

      Died during the civil War.

    • B. 

      Was lost at sea crossing over the Atlantic Ocean to New York.

    • C. 

      Had disappeared on a discovery tour in South America.

    • D. 

      Was waiting for his family to join him in the Washington Territory.

  • 3. 
    What did Mrs. D. make Jane do during their four months at sea?
    • A. 

      Knit socks to sell in Washington Territory

    • B. 

      Cut and sew women's clothing to sell

    • C. 

      Help the deckhands clean the ship

    • D. 

      Take care of the youngest of the children on board

  • 4. 
    Jane's schooling stopped when...
    • A. 

      Mrs. D. made her take care of the house and Jer.

    • B. 

      They ran out of money to pay for classes.

    • C. 

      Mrs. D. sent Jane to work in the mills.

    • D. 

      Jane was forced to take care of her brothers and sisters.

  • 5. 
    Miss Gower paid Jane a dollar a week to ...
    • A. 

      Help teach the young students during the trip.

    • B. 

      Watch over the babies in the nursery while their mothers worked.

    • C. 

      Wait tables in the ship's dining room.

    • D. 

      Clean up the galley after the evening meal was finished.

  • 6. 
    Why did the Spanish ship fire on the Continental?
    • A. 

      They thought the Continental was trying to run the blockade.

    • B. 

      It was really a Spanish pirate ship hoping to find gold on board.

    • C. 

      The Chilean Navy thought they were under attack from the Century.

    • D. 

      The Spaniards needed replacement sailors.

  • 7. 
    What was Mrs. D. most upset about when she arrived in Seattle?
    • A. 

      There was not a welcome committee of rich bankers.

    • B. 

      There were no hotels in which they could live.

    • C. 

      The streets were rivers of muddy water.

    • D. 

      She couldn't find a job when she went looking.

  • 8. 
    How had Mr. W.'s heart been broken?
    • A. 

      He had fallen in love with a Native American woman who rejected him.

    • B. 

      His first wife died in a tragic fire with their small baby.

    • C. 

      His first wife decided that she didn't like the rough life and returned to New York.

    • D. 

      His young daughter flipped over a canoe and drowned.

  • 9. 
    Where was Mr. W.'s cabin located?
    • A. 

      On the East Side of the lake

    • B. 

      In the foothills of the Cascade mountains

    • C. 

      Down near the lumber mill

    • D. 

      On an island in the lake

  • 10. 
    Mr. W did NOT think Jane should help with...
    • A. 

      Housekeeping

    • B. 

      Chopping wood

    • C. 

      Checking trap lines

    • D. 

      Tending the garden