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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. Two of the group stayed behind with the Mandans. They were
(a) Dickson and Hancock
(b) Sacagawea and Charbonneau
(c) John Colter and Captain Clark
(d) The Field brothers
2. At 33-years-old, Lewis had become
(a) A gentleman farmer
(b) A loyal family member
(c) A major celebrity
(d) A recluse
3. Jefferson made Lewis a member of
(a) The Audobon Society
(b) The Harvard Botany Society
(c) The American Philosophical Society
(d) The John Birch Society
4. Meriwether Lewis may have misused public funds by
(a) Funding his own commercial venture with them
(b) Drinking and carousing
(c) Purchasing opium and alcohol
(d) Buying expensive property for government agencies
5. On his journey to Washington, Lewis wrote to Madison and expressed that he was
(a) Afraid his illness might overtake him soon
(b) Bringing duplicates of his journals
(c) Confident his drafts would be approved
(d) Enjoying being governor of Louisiana Territory
Short Answer Questions
1. Opening the cache let in 1805, Lewis found that
2. Captain Lewis has his doubts about Jefferson's hope to
3. The federal government has now begun to refuse to
4. Lewis seriously wanted to avoid
5. Lewis proposed to free up the fur trade by establishing
Short Essay Questions
1. Why were the two chiefs, Twisted Hair and Cut Nose, angry at one another and how was it resolved?
2. In what way was Lewis being overly confident when crossing the Lolo trail?
3. In what area does the author feel Lewis' greatest talents had lain?
4. 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?
5. Lewis experiences pain that far exceeds any he has been through on the trip thus far. Describe the incident.
6. How did Sacagawea lose her blue beads?
7. Describe the relationship between the Corps of Discovery and the Nez Perce.
8. The author speculates, in addition to other possibilities, that Lewis had a combination of malaria, manic-depression psychosis, alcoholism or some other physical ailments. Discuss what may have sent Lewis into depression at this point in his life.
9. What may Lewis have been talking about when Mrs. Grinder heard him taking to himself like a lawyer?
10. As governor of the Louisiana Territory, Lewis was in over his head. How did Lewis fail in his job as governor?
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