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Review for Test over Lewis & Clark Video Lesson
|Who saved the Corps of Discovery in their two greatest moments of need?
|What did President Jefferson hope Lewis & Clark would discover? In fact, this was the main goal Jefferson had for the exploration.
|What was the Northwest Passage?
|An all-water route across North America
|Since the Corps of Discovery did not find a Northwest Passage, what was the "real discovery" they made?
|The land and the promises it held
|What was the worst thing, the bane, of the explorer's journey
|What was the greatest difference between the Great Plains and the land the explorers on the Corps of Discovery was used to?
|Lack of trees
|What new animals did the Corps of Discovery discover on the Great Plains?
|Coyote, Jackrabbit, antelope, prairie dogs, buffalo
|What was Sacajawea doing when Lewis & Clark first met her?
|Where did the Corps of Discovery spend their first winter? This is where the met Sacajawea?
|What was going to be Sacajawea's job when she went along with the Corps of Discovery?
|What Indian tribe was Sacajawea originally from?
|After Sacajawea had been with the Corps of Discovery for many days, William Clark described her as a...
|What animal were the explorers warned, but really didn't take the warning seriously until after a couple of meetings where they had their "curiosity satisfied?"
|What bad weather hit the Corps of Discovery when they were portaging around the Great Falls of Montana?
|Flash Flooding and a Hailstorm
|How long did Lewis & Clark think the portage around the Great Falls of Montana would take them?
|Half a day
|How long did the portage around the Great Falls of Montana actually take them?
|Nearly a month
|When they got to the Rocky Mountains in Montana, what frustration did the Corps of Discovery have with the Missouri River?
|It was flowing south alongside the mountains
|What did Meriwether Lewis expect to see as he approached the ridge of the Continental Divide above the source of the Missouri River?
|What he could see behind him (a stream leading to a river that would take them to the Pacific Ocean)
|What did Meriwether Lewis actually see when he looked over the ridge of the Continental Divide?
|When Lewis & Clark were negotiating for the Shoshone ponies, what "unbelievable coincidence" happened between Sacajawea and Cameahwait?
|Cameahwait was her brother
|After negotiating for the Shoshone ponies, what did Lewis write in his journal about the day that was also his 31st birthday?
|That he hadn't accomplished much That he had been selfish and lazy That he would life for others and less for himself
|How long did it take the Corps of Discovery to cross the Bitterroot Mountains?
|How far was the journey across the Bitterroot Mountains for the Corps of Discovery?
|When the Corps of Discovery stumbled out of the Bitterroot Mountains, they came into the village of what Indian tribe?
|The Nez Perce decided to kill the Corps of Discovery, but who convinced the leaders of the tribe to be kind to the explorers?
|an old woman named Watkueis
|Why did Watkueis want the Nez Perce to be good to the explorers?
|When she was a child long ago, white people had been good to her
|How did the Corps of Discovery decide where to spend their second winter after reaching the Pacific?
|What was unusual about this vote to decide where to spend their second winter?
|everyone voted, including York (the black slave) and Sacajawea (the Indian woman)
|What did the Corps of Discovery eat morning, noon, and night at Fort Clatsop?
|What five supplies did the Corps of Discovery never run out of during their expedition?
|lead, gunpowder, rifles, paper, ink
|What problem did the Corps of Discovery have with the Indians on their return trip up the Columbia River?
|the Indians stole from them
|In violation of his own code of conduct, what did Lewis steal from the Indians?
|After the Corps of Discovery crossed over the Rocky Mountains on their way back, what did they do so they could explore more territory?
|divided the Corps of Discovery into two groups
|The members of the Corps of Discovery, like John Ordway, got rewarded by the government for their efforts with cash and...
|What happened to George Drouillard after he went back to the west with John Colter?
|he was killed by Blackfeet Indians
|What did John Colter discover when he escaped from the Blackfeet Indians?
|Who went to the West Coast, California, when he was in his 60's and died there?
|Which member of the Corps of Discovery volunteered at the age of 90 to fight for the Union in the Civil War?
|What happened to York when the Corps of Discovery got back to St. Louis?
|he became a slave again
|What was York's reward for being a member of the Corps of Discovery?
|How long did it take for William Clark to give York his freedom?
|Who took in Sacajawea's children when she died and raised them as his own?
|What job did William Clark take, after he married Judith (good call on naming that river after her, William) and moved to St. Louis?
|Superintendent of Indian Affairs
|What did William Clark name his first born son?
|Meriwether Lewis Clark
|What job did Meriwether Lewis get as a reward for his role as leader of the Corps of Discovery?
|Governor of Louisiana Territory
|Why did Meriwether Lewis think his relationship with Thomas Jefferson "cooled"?
|Lewis did not finish the manuscript of his journals that Jefferson wanted
|What was Meriwether Lewis doing that caused him to sink into a deep depression?
|drinking heavily taking opium and morphine
|What did Meriweher Lewis try to do while he was on a boat going down the Mississippi River on his way back to Washington, D.C.?
|tried to commit suicide
|What was Meriwether Lewis acting like the night he committed suicide?
|he was debating with himself he told people that Clark was coming for him he put down a buffalo skin to sleep on he got quiet and thoughtful
|Where did Meriwether Lewis shoot himself when he stopped for the night on October 10th on the Natchez Trace?
|How long did President Jefferson think it would take for people to fill up the Louisiana Purchase?
|How long did it actually take for people to fill up the Louisiana Purchase?
|less than 5 generations
|What does "e pluribus unum" mean?
|out of many, one
|When we say the Corps of Discovery was an example of "e pluribus unum" we mean that the "one", the group was...
|better than the sum of its parts, better than the many
|What were Thomas Jefferson's three main instructions for Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery?
|Make a map and keep careful observations Study the wildlife, climate, soil, and mineral resources Make friends with the Indians, learn about them and begin trading with them