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Multiple Choice Questions

1. On some of the worst days of the expedition the men were forced to
(a) Pray for their safety
(b) Eat berries for dinner
(c) Eat the meat of a colt
(d) Cuddle together for warmth

2. On their journey back to camp, Windsor and Lewis both
(a) Determined this was the Missouri
(b) Fell down numerous times
(c) Nearly fell into a deep ravine
(d) Climbed cottonwoods for the view

3. Lewis planned ahead for meetings with Native Americans by bringing
(a) Silk jackets
(b) Wool blankets
(c) Bales of gifts
(d) Meat and vegetables

4. The men in the expedition were bound by the knowledge
(a) They were making history
(b) They needed to return safely
(c) They might not survive
(d) They were dependent on Lewis

5. Old Toby told Lewis that the party could have traveled down a low pass, which would have
(a) Been the best place for hunting buffalo
(b) Brought them right to the Columbia
(c) Saved them seven weeks of travel
(d) Been a great place to spend the winter

6. When he reached Louisville, Kentucky, Lewis
(a) Almost gives up the journey
(b) Registers Indians into his crew
(c) Decides to delay the expedition
(d) Meets up with his partner, William Clark

7. Jefferson's interest in sending an expedition westward was to find
(a) Rare birds and plants
(b) Unknown Native American tribes
(c) New and unknown species of wild animals
(d) A water connection between both continental coasts

8. Lewis and Clark wanted Indian chiefs to go to Washington so they could
(a) Express their displeasure with the white man
(b) Display themselves to Congress
(c) Meet their new father
(d) See how wealthy white men lived in the states

9. In the Spring at Fort Mandan, Lewis felt that the expedition was really
(a) Coming to an end
(b) Halfway finished
(c) Just beginning
(d) A pipe dream

10. Clark noted that he was concerned that the expedition had insufficient
(a) Credit enough to puchase what they needed
(b) Arms and ammunition to make the journey safely
(c) Food to feed their large crew for many months
(d) Supplies to deal with the multitude of Indians they will meet

11. As Lewis and his small scouting party ascended the north river bank, they were plagued by
(a) Prickly pears
(b) Grizzlies
(c) Snakes
(d) Falling rocks

12. At this point in their journey, wild game is
(a) Frightened of the boats
(b) Abundant
(c) Scarce
(d) Difficult to hunt

13. It is important to Lewis that the men consider
(a) William Clark as second in command
(b) His authority as final
(c) His dog Seaman, when they eat meals
(d) William Clark his equal

14. Lewis felt that meeting the Snake Indians could determine
(a) Whether they would live or die
(b) Whether they could learn to grow corn
(c) How much meat they could store
(d) The success of the expedition

15. Lewis travels extensively through the western frontiers in his position as
(a) Military transporter
(b) Stagecoach driver
(c) Army corporal
(d) Paymaster

Short Answer Questions

1. The Shoshones removed their moccasins to smoke with Lewis, indicating

2. Lewis thought that buffalo hair might produce

3. What was Jefferson's suggestion to Napoleon regarding New Orleans?

4. Clark's attitude toward hostile Indian tribes was

5. Black Buffalo was a chief of the

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