The Louisiana Purchase
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Napoleon wanted to sell the Louisiana Territory for this reason.
    answer choices
    He wanted to control the Caribbean.
    He was tired of trying to expand his empire.
    He knew Spain wanted to control the Mississippi.
    He needed the money to pay for his war against Britain.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Who had control of the Lower Mississippi and New Orleans before France had it?
    answer choices
    Britain
    Portugal
    Spain
    Germany
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The Emperor of France that sold the Louisiana Territory to the USA?
    answer choices
    Toussaint Louverture
    Napoleon Bonaparte
    Simon Bolivar
    Friedrick Von Steuben
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did pioneers carry rifles and axes with them into the west?
    answer choices
    They wanted to trade them with the Native Americans
    So they would have them later when they settled
    Because they didn't know what else to take with them.
    They took rifles for hunting and protection and Axes to clear trees away.
  • Question 5
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    Q. The two people Jefferson sent to explore the Louisiana Territory after it was purchased?
    answer choices
    Sacagawea & John Smith
    York & Daniel Boone
    Franklin & MAason
    Lewis & Clark
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why didn't the Federalists want people to settle in the West?
    answer choices
    They wanted their votes in the next election
    They were afraid they would lose power
    They wanted their trade in the East
    Because no one asked their permission
  • Question 7
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    Q. Why did Napoleon Bonaparte want to capture Santo Domingo?
    answer choices
    It was a beautiful island he wanted to live on.
    He married a women from the Island
    He hated Toussaint Louverture and wanted his Island
    He wanted to use it as a Naval Base in his plan to take North America
  • Question 8
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    Q. Besides doubling the size of the nation, what else did the Louisiana Purchase do?
    answer choices
    Increased our Natural resources and angered the Indians.
    Made friends with the Indians and increased trade.
    Forced France to leave America forever.
    Took the Mississippi River away from Spain.
  • Question 9
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    Q. What is a Conestoga Wagon?
    answer choices
    A pull toy children rode in.
    A wagon pulled by horses along a canal.
    A wagon used to carry coal.
    A covered wagon settlers used to carry their supplies.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the slave that led a revolt on Santo Domingo?
    answer choices
    Toussaint Louverture
    Harriet Tubman
    Dred Scott
    James Brown
  • Question 11
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    Q. Why did Aaron Burr hate Alexander Hamilton so much?
    answer choices
    Hamilton won the Governor's election in New York.
    Hamilton told everyone that Burr was a hypocrit.
    Burr wanted to be the Secretary of the Treasury
    Burr blamed Hamilton for losing the NY Governor election.
  • Question 12
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    Q. What did Napoleon want to do with North America?
    answer choices
    He wanted to trade with them.
    He wanted to map the region for the fur trade.
    He wanted to look for Gold and Silver to become rich.
    He wanted to build and Empire there.
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Pioneers settle near rivers?
    answer choices
    They wanted to ship their crops to market on the rivers.
    They needed water for their animals.
    They wanted to dam the rivers to build lakes.
    They liked to fish.
  • Question 14
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    Q. How did Napoleon finance his war with Britian?
    answer choices
    He borrow money from Spain.
    He borrowed money from Germany.
    He sold bonds to Austria to make enough money.
    He sold the Louisiana Territory to America.
  • Question 15
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    Q. The USA paid this much for the Louisiana Purchase.
    answer choices
    $12 million
    $250 million
    $15 million
    $32 million
  • Question 16
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    Q. The two Americans that were sent to purchase the Louisiana Territory from France.
    answer choices
    James Madison and Alexander Hamilton
    Monroe & Livingston
    Jefferson & Franklin
     Sacagawea & York
  • Question 17
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    Q. The boundaries of the Louisiana Territory in 1803.
    answer choices
    South to the Rio Grande River
    North to Canada
    West of Mississippi to the Rocky Mountains
    East from the Ohio River to New York
  • Question 18
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    Q. What was ONE goal Lewis & Clark had on their Expedition?
    answer choices
    Record the bird calls of the region.
    Become best friends with the Indians
    Make camps along the way
    Document the Geography of their route
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What area did Zebulon Pike explore in the West?
    answer choices
    Rocky Mtns, Texas and the Great Plains
    Oregon, Washington and California
    The Upper Mississippi Valley
    The Gulf Coast region
    The San Andreas Fault area
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What does "secede" mean?
    answer choices
    To build something up.
    To suspend trade with another country.
    To march across a field.
    To leave or separate from a country.
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