Trivia Question On Louisiana Purchase! Quiz

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Trivia Question On Louisiana Purchase! Quiz

Exactly what do you know anything about the Louisiana Purchase? Do you think you could pass this quiz? The Louisiana Purchase affected our nation by doubling in size, and it helped Westward trade. It allowed the United States to gain more resources and farmland. The United States also had entry to the Gulf of Mexico. It expanded US power. Take this quiz and see how much you know about the Louisiana Purchase.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the third president of the United States?
  • 2. 
    Napoleon Bonaparte planned to use the Mississippi River to take important products to France’s colony in Santo Domingo.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The city of New Orleans was important to the United States because it was the last city on the way to the Gulf of Mexico.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    President Jefferson planned to take control of New Orleans by...
    • A. 

      Declaring war against France 

    • B. 

      Declaring war against Spain

    • C. 

      Purchasing the land from France

    • D. 

      Killing Napoleon Bonaparte

  • 5. 
    After reading about the Louisiana Purchase, you learn that...
    • A. 

      Livingston and Monroe made the purchase without first getting permission from Congress.

    • B. 

      The United States paid too much for the land.

    • C. 

      Everyone in Congress agreed that the Louisiana Territory was a valuable piece of land.

    • D. 

      It will always be remembered as President Jefferson’s biggest mistake.

  • 6. 
    The Louisiana Purchase added 885,000 square miles of land and cost the United States 15 million dollars, which doubled the size of the United States without the loss of American lives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Louisiana Purchase opened the West for American travel and paved the way for the United States to grow and become the most powerful nation in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After reading about the Mississippi River, you get the idea that...
    • A. 

      The United States wasn’t interested in the river

    • B. 

      Great Britain controlled the Mississippi River

    • C. 

      The river was important to American farmers and trappers

    • D. 

      Spain never let the United States use the Mississippi River

  • 9. 
    Napoleon Bonaparte lost over 40,000 soldiers on Santo Domingo to war and yellow fever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    After Napoleon Bonaparte was forced to retreat from Santo Domingo, he eventually gave up his dream of creating a French empire in America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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