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What country did the United States buy land from in the Louisiana Purchase?
a) France b) England c) Spain d) Mexico
Who settled in Iowa to mine lead, becoming Iowa’s first settler?
a) Pike b) Dubuque c) Lewis d) Joliet
Who was the President of the United States that bought land in the Louisiana Purchase?
a) Abraham Lincoln b) John F. Kennedy c) Bill Clinton d) Thomas Jefferson
Who were the first white men to set foot in Iowa, that we know of?
a) Marquette and Joliet b) Pike and Dubuque c) Clark and Sacagawea d) Romeo and Juliet
The “Hidden River,” “Inland Sea,” “River St. Louis,” “Colbert River,” and “Great River” are all names for which river?
a) Ohio River b) Mississippi River c) Missouri River d) Colorado River
What was Marquette?
a) experienced explorer b) Jesuit priest c) map maker d) trader
How did Dubuque trick the Indians?
a) dressed like a buffalo b) gave them whiskey, took their land c) pretended to be an Indian d) “started water on fire”
What mineral did Dubuque mine?
a) gold b) silver c) lead ore d) coal
Which of the following is NOT a reason that Pike was sent up the Mississippi River?
a) to teach the Indians about Christianity b) to select areas for forts c) to exchange British flags for American d) find out about the region
What was the name of the Indian woman who went with the Lewis and Clark expedition as a wife of one of the crewmembers, as well as a guide?
a) Little Big Woman b) Pocahontas c) Sacajawea d) Black Hawk
What two expeditions traveled the big rivers bordering Iowa to survey the Louisiana Purchase made by the United States?
a) Lewis and Clark; Pike b) Lewis and Clark; Marquette c) Pike and Marquette d) Pike and Dubuque
Which of the following is the correct order that these people visited or arrived in Iowa?
a) Dubuque, Pike, Lewis/Clark, Marquette b) Pike, Lewis/Clark, Marquette, Dubuque c) Marquette, Dubuque, Lewis/Clark, Pike d) Marquette, Lewis/Clark, Pike, Dubuque
Which explorer, whom a peak in Colorado is named after, went on an expedition to find the source of the Mississippi River?
a) Pike b) Dubuque c) Lewis d) Joliet
what year did the Corps of Discovery leave on their journey to explore and search for the Northwest Passage?
a) 1967 b) 1819 c) 1902 d) 1803
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