Section Two History Quiz

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  • Created on: 17-05-14 08:46

1. What did the mountain men tell the people in the east about the west?

  • There were good jobs
  • The Indians were savages
  • There was lots of good farming land
  • There was a profitable fur industry
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2. What was one of the reasons the whites used to prove that the Indians were inferior?

  • They were nomads
  • They had not discovered writing or the wheel
  • They were Christians
  • They wore feather headdresses

3. How did the travelling whites disrupt the Indian's way of life?

  • They took all the buffalo for themselves
  • They destroyed the Indian's camps
  • They disurbed the buffalo herds
  • They stole the Indian's horses

4. How many people died of cholera on the way to the west?

  • 6,000
  • 5,000
  • 4,000
  • 7,000

5. Which of these was not a problem faced by wagon trains?

  • Illnesses struck the and they were difficult to treat
  • Indians raided the wagons at night and stole food supplies
  • The trails were thousands of kilometres long and involved crossing the Rocky mountains
  • There were no good maps or roads


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