Section Two History Quiz

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  • Created on: 17-05-14 08:46

1. 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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2. What was the main use of the fur trapped by the mountain men?

  • Fur handbags
  • Fur hats
  • Fur coats
  • Fur wallpaper

3. In what year did the first mountain men become guides for the wagon trains?

  • 1840
  • 1848
  • 1838
  • 1845

4. What was one of the reasons the whites used to prove that the Indians were inferior?

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

5. What was the term "whites" used to describe?

  • All the wite migrants who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • People from other countries who came across and on to the Great Plains
  • All people from the East and South of the USA who cam across and on to the Great Plains
  • The Native Americans

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