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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Malcolm Ross want Tom to build?
2. What did the lobbyist favor?
3. What did Venn experience as he managed the Chinese and Filipino workers?
4. Where did Tom spend Christmas?
5. What frequently happened in the hospital tent?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did the discovery of oil change the area in Chapter 12?
2. How did Tom benefit from the miners in Chapter 9?
3. In Chapter 9, what problem did people have with their claims?
4. What types of jobs did people have in Chapter 8 thanks to the gold rush?
5. Why did Ah Ting disappear?
6. How did Matt Murphy make his living when he arrived in Nome?
7. What was Tom's romantic situation like in the latter part of Chapter 10?
8. How did LeRoy's investment benefit him?
9. What were some of the dangers the characters in Chapter 8 faced?
10. How were native Alaskans treated by the United States government?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout Alaska's history, other countries found it worthy of investigation. Explain why other countries invested time, people, and money in exploring Alaska.
Essay Topic 2
Write about how the businesses based on the natural resources affected the native people groups.
Essay Topic 3
Explain why Alaska is important to science by highlighting two specific examples of Alaskan elements which are globally significant.
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