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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Among his peers, Lewis is considered
(a) Honest and trustworthy
(b) Slightly effeminate
(c) A bit shady
(d) A bigot

2. Meriwether Lewis has a penchant for
(a) Picking tobacco
(b) Poker
(c) Horse grooming
(d) Rambling

3. What was Jefferson's suggestion to Napoleon regarding New Orleans?
(a) Go to war with Spain to establish possesssion
(b) Cede the area to the U.S. to prevent a war between allies
(c) Sign the area over to the British to arouse enmity
(d) Cede the area to Spain in order to balance things

4. When Sacagawea became ill, Lewis treated her with
(a) Herbal teas and tinctures
(b) Poultices and sulphur water
(c) Quinine water
(d) Alcohol and bleeding

5. When Sacagawea recalls the place where she was kidnapped by the Hidatsas, she
(a) Breaks down and cries
(b) Becomes protective of her child
(c) Shows no emotion
(d) Becomes withdrawn

6. During Jefferson's time, Americans were obsessed with the concept of
(a) Exploring the vast interior of the country
(b) Making peace with Native Americans
(c) Documenting the Native American tribes
(d) Impeaching Thomas Jefferson

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

8. Even as a private, Lewis is accepted among military officers because
(a) He is a great horseman
(b) He is extremely capable
(c) He comes from a wealthy family
(d) He is educated

9. Meriwether Lewis and Thomas Jefferson's families have this in common.
(a) They are second cousins
(b) They smoke fresh-picked tobacco
(c) They both are avid slaveowners
(d) They own plantations in Virginia

10. The Shoshones removed their moccasins to smoke with Lewis, indicating
(a) Their sincerity in friendship
(b) Their respect for a clean blanket
(c) Their interest in his mocassins
(d) Their humility

11. Rather than ascend the Yellowstone, the expedition instead
(a) Partied at te rivers' junction
(b) Continued up the Missouri
(c) Stayed on the Marias
(d) Cut over to the Columbia

12. Twisted Hair was a
(a) Greedy man
(b) Dreamer
(c) Nez Perce chief
(d) Dishonest person

13. The two captains try to decide among two large river forks, which is the true
(a) Columbia
(b) Marias
(c) Missouri
(d) Yellowstone

14. The difference between a canoe and a pirogue is that
(a) Canoes move much faster in the water
(b) Pirogues tip over more easily
(c) Pirogues have flat bottoms and canoes do not
(d) Pirogues have a covering over half the boat

15. Lewis feels that Native Americans will become civilized citizens, but
(a) Does not believe African Americans will
(b) Thinks it will take many centuries
(c) Wishes they would first learn how to dress
(d) Hopes he will not become involved in it

Short Answer Questions

1. Meriwether Lewis, on the journey down the Ohio, contracts

2. Lewis and Clark secretly planned to send three men back to St. Louis to deliver

3. In the Spring at Fort Mandan, Lewis felt that the expedition was really

4. One of Lewis' most prized possessions was his

5. Black Buffalo was a chief of the

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