This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Bitterroot Mountains - A small spur range of the Rocky Mountains.
Columbia River - The largest river flowing into the Pacific Ocean from the Western Hemisphere.
Continental Divide - A theoretical line which forms the border between the two great watersheds of North America.
Corps of Discovery - The name given to the group of men who successfully executed the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Fort Clatsop - A structure built by the Corps of Discovery on the shore of the Columbia River.
Fur Trade - An immensely lucrative commercial endeavor that held wide...
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