Pacific Northwest History
Pacific Northwest History

Pacific Northwest History

Lead Author(s): Susan Vetter

Source: Open Course Library

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A Pacific Northwest history question pack from Susan Vetter.

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Pacific Northwest History Q1

Sacajawea played many roles on the Lewis and Clark expedition. What was her most important role ?

A

As an interpreter with western Indian peoples.

B

She collected plants and other foods for the expedition.

C

Her husband was a skilled navigator.

D

Sacajawea knew where fur-bearing animals lived.

Pacific Northwest History Q2

A characteristic of hinterlands is their dependence on extractive economies that supply raw materials to metropolitan centers.

A

True

B

False

Pacific Northwest History Q3

Each of the following is an identified culture area for indigenous peoples in the Pacific Northwest EXCEPT

A

Great Basin

B

Plains

C

Plateau

D

Northwest Coast

Pacific Northwest History Q4

Who is "Kennewick Man"?

A

A skeleton found near the Whitman Mission site that documented the murder of the Whitmans.

B

One of the best preserved and oldest skeletons ever found in North America.

C

The unnamed fur trapper who first saw the Columbia River.

D

A member of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery.

Pacific Northwest History Q5

The red and blue lines in the map that begin and end at St. Louis represent what?

A

The route of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

B

The route of Captain James Cook.

C

The path followed by Oregon Trail pioneers west.

D

The route of the Astorians.

Pacific Northwest History Q6

Match the locations below with the numbers on the map. Use each number only once.

Premise
Response
1

1 (mouth of Columbia River)

A

Along Astorians' route

2

2 (area in square)

B

Center for the maritime fur trade

3

3 (Cascade Mountain range)

C

Great Basin Indians

4

4

D

Discovered by Robert Gray in 1792

5

5

E

Separates Northwest Coast and Plateau culture areas

Pacific Northwest History Q7

Each of the following is one of the "3 C's of Empire" EXCEPT

A

Commerce

B

Curiousity

C

Conquest

D

Capitalism

Pacific Northwest History Q8

Only in partnership with Indian people and especially by marrying Indian women were white fur traders able to succeed.

A

True

B

False

Pacific Northwest History Q9

In the Pacific Northwest, the maritime replaced the continental fur trade by 1820.

A

True

B

False

Pacific Northwest History Q10

By 1780 which of the following countries did NOT claim areas in the Pacific Northwest?

A

United States.

B

Russia.

C

Spain.

D

Great Britain.