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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During the winter of 1807-1808, for eight months Meriwether Lewis
(a) Was writing in his journals
(b) Was living in the country
(c) Was busy and productive
(d) Was incognito

2. Having an Indian woman with their party signified
(a) A gesture of peace
(b) A wish for trade
(c) A friendly demeanor
(d) A higher intelligence

3. Meriwether Lewis may have misused public funds by
(a) Buying expensive property for government agencies
(b) Drinking and carousing
(c) Purchasing opium and alcohol
(d) Funding his own commercial venture with them

4. Thomas Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis
(a) Secretary of State
(b) As governor of the Lousiana Territory
(c) Speaker of the House
(d) Secretary of the Interior

5. Drouillard was acquitted of murder because
(a) He was held in high esteem in St. Louis
(b) The deserter he killed was deemed a threat to the party
(c) His boss ordered him to do it
(d) The deserter threatened him first

6. On his journey to Washington, Lewis wrote to Madison and expressed that he was
(a) Bringing duplicates of his journals
(b) Confident his drafts would be approved
(c) Enjoying being governor of Louisiana Territory
(d) Afraid his illness might overtake him soon

7. Two of the group stayed behind with the Mandans. They were
(a) John Colter and Captain Clark
(b) The Field brothers
(c) Sacagawea and Charbonneau
(d) Dickson and Hancock

8. The Captains decided to ride out some very dangerous rapids, which resulted in
(a) The men deciding that Lewis was still unwell
(b) Broken canoes and lost equipment
(c) A divide between the two Captains
(d) Old Toby leaving the expedition

9. Rather than the expected horses for their food, below The Dalles the expedition found
(a) Only beaver
(b) Only vegetation
(c) Only dried fish
(d) Only dogs

10. Lewis felt that within ten years, Americans would
(a) Be moving to Canada to avoid taxes
(b) Be the biggest fur traders on earth
(c) Settle the west coast
(d) Easily make the journey across the continent

11. The primary industry in St. Louis is associated with
(a) Boating goods up the Missouri
(b) Production of trinkets for Indian trade
(c) Manufacture of weapons
(d) The production of wheat

12. Clark was appointed as brigadier general of militia, as well as
(a) Foreign diplomat
(b) Superintendent of Indian affairs
(c) Head of the War Department
(d) Department head of Bureau of Indian Affairs

13. Speculation about the eight-month period include the possibility that
(a) Lewis was having an affair
(b) Lewis suffered from malaria
(c) Lewis was tired of all the attention
(d) Lewis was in a diabetic coma

14. The base of Lewis's proposed trading plan with Canton would be
(a) The Nez Perce camp
(b) Fort Clatsop
(c) The Yakima trading post
(d) The Walla-Walla tribal grounds

15. A strong, affectionate bond was forged between
(a) The Indian guides and Seaman
(b) The Captains and the Blackfoot chief
(c) The two Indian guides
(d) The Nez Perce guides and white soldiers

Short Answer Questions

1. Lewis seriously wanted to avoid

2. Jefferson made Lewis a member of

3. Captain Lewis has his doubts about Jefferson's hope to

4. Toward the end, Meriwether Lewis' behavior grew

5. Lewis idealistically thought that the Indians and white Americans would come together through

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