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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Bates, who had stood in for Lewis as governor, finally has
(a) A heart attack and is forced to resign
(b) Contacted Clark with a request for solutions
(c) A public scene and breaks his friendship with Lewis
(d) Made the decision to resign his post

2. Captain Lewis has his doubts about Jefferson's hope to
(a) Incorporate Indians into the body politic
(b) Learn about Western wildlife
(c) Pick the men up by ship
(d) Bring Indian chiefs to Washington

3. One of the pleasures the expedition encountered was
(a) The Indian guides' sense of humor
(b) The abundance of Buffalo at Lolo River
(c) The flat, easy trails through the mountains
(d) The hot springs at Lolo

4. Jefferson's huge expenditures on the expedition were, to him,
(a) A waste of hard earned dollars
(b) Exorbitant by any standards
(c) Not as extravagant as they might have been
(d) An investment in the future

5. Lewis tried to spin the bad news that
(a) He was injured and disabled
(b) There was no water passage to the Pacific
(c) He had lost most of his specimens
(d) He and Clark were no longer friends

6. Upon escaping a violent situation with Blackfoot warriors, Lewis burned
(a) Nearly all of the Indians' belongings
(b) A British musket
(c) The hides under which they had all slept
(d) Blankets and foodstuffs

7. By the time Lewis reaches Grinder's Inn, he seems
(a) To be feeling much better
(b) Confident and rested
(c) Drunken and disorderly
(d) Irrational and deranged

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

9. The history of fur trade in America was one of
(a) Constant renewable resources
(b) Overtrapping and moving west
(c) Bickering over control
(d) A constant effort to disempower the Indian

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

11. At 33-years-old, Lewis had become
(a) A loyal family member
(b) A gentleman farmer
(c) A recluse
(d) A major celebrity

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

13. Ironically, Jefferson told visiting Indians that
(a) No wrong would ever be done to them
(b) We were at their service
(c) Their goods were worth more than ours
(d) They could have their own nations

14. Publication of Lewis' journals would prove to be
(a) A minor undertaking
(b) Painstakingly redundant
(c) Quick and sloppy
(d) Extremely expensive

15. Upon Lewis' death, the expedition journals fell into the hands of
(a) Thomas Jefferson
(b) George Shannon
(c) Nicholas Biddle
(d) William Clark

Short Answer Questions

1. Lewis sent a long letter to Hugh Heney that he hoped would

2. Lewis and his small group travel to the headwaters of the Marias in order to

3. The government refused to pay Lewis' drafts for the return of Big White, ostensibly because

4. Cut Nose planned to send two guides to the expedition to help them get to

5. During his dazed journey, Lewis several times, thought

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