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Lewis and Clark left on their expedition on May 14, 1804, a year after what purchase doubled the size of U.S. territory?

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1. Lewis and Clark left on their expedition on May 14, 1804, a year after what purchase doubled the size of U.S. territory?
   Missouri Compromise
   Jefferson Purchase
   Gadsden Purchase
   Louisiana Purchase
   Seward's Folly
2. The mission of Lewis and Clark was to explore from the Mississippi River to what body of water?
   Pacific Ocean
   Gulf of Mexico
   Atlantic Ocean
   Baja Sea
   Hudson Bay
3. Who was President Jefferson inspired by to send the expedition westward?
   Magellan
   King Louis
   Vasco da Gama
   Cortez
   Captain Cook
4. William Clark was an army captain, but what did Meriwether Lewis do before the expedition?
   Furrier
   Marksman
   Private Secretary
   Cooper
   Businessman
5. What was commissioned to provide Lewis and Clark with tokens of peace?
   Indian Peace Medals
   Peace Pipes
   Peace Beads
   Peace Rifles
   Indian Peace Coins
6. What did Lewis and Clark christen their expedition?
   Westwards Leaning
   Corps of Discovery
   Frontiersman First
   Columbians
   Discovery Group
7. Who joined the expedition as a translator in November of 1804?
   Silas Goodrich
   Alexander Hamilton Willard
   Sacagawea
   Pierre Dorion
   Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
8. What river did the expedition ultimately follow to the Pacific Ocean?
   Mississippi
   Grande
   Snake
   Columbia
   Missouri
9. Louis and Clark's expedition gave the U.S. claims in what future territory?
   Oregon
   Washington
   California
   Mexico
   Canada
10. Of the many important contributions Lewis and Clark made to geography and science, the primary one was what?
   Grizzly Bears
   Maps
   Astrolabes
   Wooly Mammoths
   Canoes



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