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Louisiana Purchase Quizzes & Trivia

Answer the following questions about the Louisiana Purchase.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was one problem that the United States had ?
    • A. 

      Bad soil

    • B. 

      No ports on the Gulf of Mexico

    • C. 

      Not enough land

    • D. 

      Too much swamp land

  • 2. 
    Farmers in the western areas had to ship their crops on boats down the ______________.
    • A. 

      Colorado River.

    • B. 

      Ohio River.

    • C. 

      Mississippi River.

    • D. 

      Arkansas River.

  • 3. 
    What country controlled the port of New Orlean in 1801?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 4. 
    Farmers wanted   _______________________ where they could ship their goods.
    • A. 

      More land

    • B. 

      An American port

    • C. 

      Native American

    • D. 

      More water

  • 5. 
    Who did Spain give New Orleans and the rest of Louisiana to in 1801?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Kentucky

  • 6. 
    What did the buying of the Louisiana Purchase do for the United States?
    • A. 

      Trippled the size of the United States

    • B. 

      Decreased the size of the United States

    • C. 

      Doubled the size of the United States

    • D. 

      Did away withe the United States

  • 7. 
    What did the United States gain in 1819?
    • A. 

      The rest of Florida

    • B. 

      The rest of Kentucky

    • C. 

      The rest of Canada

    • D. 

      The rest of Spain

  • 8. 
    With the possession of all of Florida the United States had gained control of ________________________________.
    • A. 

      All of the Southwest

    • B. 

      All of the Southeast

    • C. 

      Most of the Southwest

    • D. 

      None of the Southeast

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