Lewis and Clark

Review Questions

As a result of the Adams-Onís Treaty, the United States gained which territory from Spain?

  1. Florida
  2. New Mexico
  3. California
  4. Nevada

Hint:

A

The Long Expedition established a short-lived republic in Texas known as ________.

  1. the Lone Star Republic
  2. the Republic of Texas
  3. Columbiana
  4. the Republic of Fredonia

Hint:

B

For what purposes did Thomas Jefferson send Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory? What did he want them to accomplish?

Hint:

Jefferson wanted Lewis and Clark to find an all-water route to the Pacific Ocean, strengthen U.S. claims to the Pacific Northwest by reaching it through an overland route, explore and map the territory, make note of its natural resources and wildlife, and make contact with Indian tribes with the intention of establishing trade with them.

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