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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. When he returned to St. Louis, Lewis wrote an extensive paper on
(a) Trade with the Indians
(b) Specific song birds of the west
(c) Love and courtship
(d) Insects and reptiles in the west
2. Upon escaping a violent situation with Blackfoot warriors, Lewis burned
(a) A British musket
(b) The hides under which they had all slept
(c) Nearly all of the Indians' belongings
(d) Blankets and foodstuffs
3. Lewis idealistically thought that the Indians and white Americans would come together through
4. For Lewis' men, life at Fort Clatsop in the winter was
(a) Lively with festivities
(b) Exciting and surprising
(c) Boring, damp and dull
(d) Tense and nervous
5. Unlike the coastal Chinook Indians, the Walla-Walla Indians prove to be
(a) Trustworthy and kind
(b) Taller and meaner
(c) Ready to assimilate
(d) Independent and healthy
Short Answer Questions
1. Realizing they had to have a guide through the mountains, the party
2. While on the Columbia, the primary interest of the group was to
3. During the winter of 1807-1808, for eight months Meriwether Lewis
4. During his dazed journey, Lewis several times, thought
5. Toward the end, Meriwether Lewis' behavior grew
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the relationship between the Corps of Discovery and the Nez Perce.
2. In what way was Lewis being overly confident when crossing the Lolo trail?
3. What was the intention behind Lewis' last voyage?
4. As governor of the Louisiana Territory, Lewis was in over his head. How did Lewis fail in his job as governor?
5. Did Lewis' celebrity go to his head?
6. Why was General Clark upset with his loyal slave, York?
7. Was it justifiable for Lewis to turn his publishing project into such a huge and complex undertaking?
8. Discuss Lewis' varied capabilities that made him the perfect leader for this journey.
9. Lewis experiences pain that far exceeds any he has been through on the trip thus far. Describe the incident.
10. What were some of the changes the expedition experienced as they came nearer to the coast?
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