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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Captain Lewis has his doubts about Jefferson's hope to
(a) Learn about Western wildlife
(b) Incorporate Indians into the body politic
(c) Pick the men up by ship
(d) Bring Indian chiefs to Washington
2. Rather than the expected horses for their food, below The Dalles the expedition found
(a) Only dried fish
(b) Only beaver
(c) Only dogs
(d) Only vegetation
3. Although Lewis had become more productive in St. Louis,
(a) He was healthier than ever
(b) His behavior had become erratic
(c) He suffered from anxiety
(d) His old wound was bothering him
4. Bates, who had stood in for Lewis as governor, finally has
(a) Contacted Clark with a request for solutions
(b) A public scene and breaks his friendship with Lewis
(c) Made the decision to resign his post
(d) A heart attack and is forced to resign
5. Although successful in his public life, Lewis failed to
(a) Be a good brother and son
(b) Find a marital relationship
(c) Keep friends for any length of time
(d) Communicate with his family
Short Answer Questions
1. Government officials began to pester Lewis over
2. Jefferson made Lewis a member of
3. Meriwether Lewis moved to Philadelphia with the intention of
4. Meriwether Lewis may have misused public funds by
5. Lewis idealistically thought that the Indians and white Americans would come together through
Short Essay Questions
1. What is it that begins to finally destroy Lewis financially?
2. How do you think Lewis viewed his responsibility toward the governorship of the Louisiana Territory?
3. It seems that Lewis has had a major lapse in judgment in many respects and his behavior has become erratic. What major political mistake did he make when arranging to send Big White back to the Mandans?
4. Discuss Meriwether Lewis' response to the fact that some of his soldiers were planning to publish their own journals of the expedition.
5. How did Sacagawea lose her blue beads?
6. Discuss Lewis' varied capabilities that made him the perfect leader for this journey.
7. Describe the difference between the more northern Walla Walla Indians and the coastal Chinookian tribes, as Lewis perceived it.
8. In what area does the author feel Lewis' greatest talents had lain?
9. Describe the relationship between the Corps of Discovery and the Nez Perce.
10. In what way was Lewis being overly confident when crossing the Lolo trail?
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