Expansion And Lewis And Clark Review

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Expansion And Lewis And Clark Review

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  • 1. 
    What was the name of the woman who helped Lewis and Clark?
    • A. 

      Sacajawea Clark

    • B. 

      Sakajawea Lewis

    • C. 

      Mrs. Kandido

    • D. 

      Halle Berry

    • E. 

      Sacagawea

  • 2. 
    The Corps of Discovery with Lewis and Clark as their leader began their expedition in what city?
    • A. 

      Louisville

    • B. 

      Council Bluffs

    • C. 

      Omaha

    • D. 

      St. Louis

    • E. 

      New Orleans

  • 3. 
    The Unites States bought the Louisiana Territory from which country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      South America

  • 4. 
    This was a nuisance to the explorers because it was a low-growing plant that hid in the tall grass and stabbed through their moccasins. What was it?
    • A. 

      Cactus

    • B. 

      Prairie dog pricklers

    • C. 

      Prickly Pear

    • D. 

      Mosquito cactus

    • E. 

      Pear plants

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the slave that never stepped foot on U.S. soil but because he led a revolt in Saint Dominigue, we speak English rather than French?
    • A. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • B. 

      York

    • C. 

      Jean Jacques Dessalines

    • D. 

      Mr. Becker

    • E. 

      Toussaint L'Overture

  • 6. 
    When the U.S. bought the Louisiana Territory, the U.S. grew by how much?
    • A. 

      The United States grew by one state.

    • B. 

      The United States tripled in size.

    • C. 

      The United States did not purchase the Louisiana Territory.

    • D. 

      The United States doubled in size.

    • E. 

      The territory went all the way to California

  • 7. 
    What kinds of gifts did Lewis and Clark offer to the Native Americans?
    • A. 

      Bows and arrows

    • B. 

      Horses, moccasins, buffalo, and their dog

    • C. 

      Vermillion paint, beads, bright-colored cloth ,mirrors, and needles

    • D. 

      Candles, wool pants, compasses and telescopes

    • E. 

      Botany books, dictionaries and Rush's pills

  • 8. 
    This is one of the types of boats the Corps of Discovery used during the expedition. What is it called?
    • A. 

      Sailboat

    • B. 

      Pirogue

    • C. 

      Kayak

    • D. 

      Rowboat

    • E. 

      Keelboat

  • 9. 
    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?
    • A. 

      $5 million

    • B. 

      $10 million

    • C. 

      $12 million

    • D. 

      $15 million

    • E. 

      $13 million

  • 10. 
    READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH AND ANSWER THE QUESTION AT THE END:In 1800, when she was about 12 years old, Sacagawea was kidnapped by a war party of Hidatsa Indians -- enemies of her people, the Shoshones. She was taken from her Rocky Mountain homeland, located in today’s Idaho, to the Hidatsa-Mandan villages near modern Bismarck, North Dakota. There, she was later sold as a slave to Toussaint Charbonneau, a French-Canadian fur trader who claimed Sacagawea and another Shoshone woman as his “wives.” In November 1804, the Corps of Discovery arrived at the Hidatsa-Mandan villages and soon built a fort nearby. In the American Fort Mandan on February 11, 1805, Sacagawea gave birth to her son Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, who would soon become America’s youngest explorer.QUESTION:Which of the following statements is NOT true about Sacagawea?
    • A. 

      She was very young when she was taken from her tribe.

    • B. 

      Her son's name was Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau.

    • C. 

      She was Hidatsa.

    • D. 

      Her people were from the region near the Rocky Mountains.

    • E. 

      She spoke the Shoshone language.

  • 11. 
    How long did Lewis and Clark expedition last?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1 year, 4 months and 9 days

    • C. 

      2 years

    • D. 

      2 years, 4 months and 9 days

    • E. 

      3 years

  • 12. 
    True or False:Lewis and Clark discovered the Northwest Passage, a river that flowed from St. Louis all the way to the Pacific Ocean.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Corps of Discovery helped Thomas Jefferson and the rest of the country because ...
    • A. 

      Lewis and Clark discovered water falls.

    • B. 

      Lewis and Clark created many cities along the way.

    • C. 

      Lewis and Clark wanted fame and fortune.

    • D. 

      Lewis and Clark helped York and Sacagawea escape from slavery.

    • E. 

      Lewis and Clark documented over 100 new types of animals and plants.

  • 14. 
    READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH AND ANSWER THE QUESTION AT THE END: Sacagawea helped the Corps of Discovery with local navigation, horse trading, translating, keeping peace with other tribes, finding edible food, and was the one who rescued Clark's journals, along with other valuable items, from the Missouri river when Charbonneau capsized their boat. Sacagawea made the entire trip with her child.   Sacagawea and Little Pomp were symbols of peace and protected the Expedition from Indian attacks. Indians may have thought the strange white men were a war party. However, war parties did not travel with women or children. From a distance, the presence of Sacagawea and Little Pomp signaled to the Indians the Expedition was a peaceful party.  QUESTION:What may have happened to Lewis and Clark if they did not have Sacagawea on their expedition?
    • A. 

      They would have been able to get to the Pacific quicker because they wouldn't have to help take care of a child.

    • B. 

      They may have not been able to get past the Rocky Mountains because Sacagawea's brother, the Chief of the Shoshone might not have given them horses.

    • C. 

      More people might have died on the expedition from starvation or eating poisonous berries and plants.

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The Lewis and Clark expedition pulled, poled, paddled and sometimes sailed on what river for the majority of the way?
    • A. 

      The Mississippi River

    • B. 

      The Columbia River

    • C. 

      The Snake River

    • D. 

      The Missouri River

    • E. 

      The Lewis and Clark River

  • 16. 
    READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH AND ANSWER THE QUESTION AT THE END: After the U.S. bought the Louisiana Territory in 1803, President Jefferson asked Lewis to explore the land. Lewis had to be primed with crash courses in botany, medicine, astronomy and Native American culture. Jefferson told Lewis, "The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri River and such principal stream of it as, by its course and communication, with the waters if the Pacific Ocean...may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across the continent." President Jefferson wanted to find a way to trade with different countries in the East. QUESTION: Why was it important that Lewis study so many subjects if he was going to find a river to trade with present-day Asia?
    • A. 

      He needed to know Chinese herbs to make profit.

    • B. 

      He needed to be able to translate from Japanese into Native American languages.

    • C. 

      Plants could provide sustenance or illness and the stars could guide someone without a compass.

    • D. 

      The Northwest Passage would be full of fish he had to document in his journal

    • E. 

      The Louisiana Territory had grizzlies that Lewis would have to fight off with botanist information.

  • 17. 
    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?
    • A. 

      It demonstrated that democracy existed even in territory that did not belong the United States.

    • B. 

      The vote made sure everyone would be safe during the winter.

    • C. 

      It was the first time a slave (York) or a woman (Sacagawea) voted.

    • D. 

      York finally gained freedom during this vote.

    • E. 

      York was not able to vote because he was a slave.

  • 18. 
    What did the Corps of Discovery use animal fat for?
    • A. 

      Nothing. They threw it away because they didn't want to get fat.

    • B. 

      As a way to keep mosquitoes from biting them.

    • C. 

      Shining their leather shoes

    • D. 

      A source of food when there was nothing else in the Rockies but soup, candles and bear fat.

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 19. 
    READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH AND ANSWER THE QUESTION AT THE END: In 1807 Congress authorized double pay for the 31 officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees of the Corps. Base pay for privates in the U.S. Army was $5 per month, for corporals $7, and for sergeants $8. The majority of the privates were paid a total of $333.33 for 33+ months of service; brothers Joseph and Reubin Field received $383.32-1/3 for 37 months. Each enlisted man received 320 acres of land anywhere west of the Mississippi where surveyed public land was for sale.Basic pay for captains was $40 per month, plus a subsistence allowance. Meriwether Lewis received a total of $2,776.22, including $893.64 subsistence, for 47 months and two days, beginning April 1, 1803, and ending with his resignation from his commission on March 2, 1807. He was also given 1,600 acres of land.Lewis always introduced Clark as his co-captain, whose pay was at a lieutenant's level of $30 a month, and came to $2,113.74, including $823.74 subsistence, for the 43 months from August 1, 1803, through February 28, 1807. He also received 1,600 acres.The two civilian employees, George Drouillard and Toussaint Charbonneau, earned $1,666.66 and $818.32, respectively. York and Sacagawea received nothing. QUESTION: Based on the above reading, which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Every person on the expedition got paid well for their services.

    • B. 

      Jobs during 1804 were scarce so Lewis and Clark had to take any job they could.

    • C. 

      Clark gave York half his earnings.

    • D. 

      Lewis and Clark were paid in land and money for their services.

    • E. 

      York and Sacagawea were the richest African American and Native Americans at the time.

  • 20. 
    Since today was the practice test, I should...
    • A. 

      Study tonight for this test.

    • B. 

      Study tonight for the Preamble test.

    • C. 

      Write a reminder in my agenda.

    • D. 

      Print these questions and answers to use for studying.

    • E. 

      All of the above!

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