Part 1: Frontier Era of North Dakota

Questions: Sections 1-2

Comprehension Questions

  1. What is a frontier? What is an era?
  2. Who are Euro-Americans?
  3. Who lived in North Dakota before the frontier era?
  4. Name the most powerful European countries in the 1700s and 1800s.
  5. Which country claimed all the land drained by the Mississippi River and its tributaries in the 1700s?
  6. What part of North Dakota was included in the Louisiana Territory?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. Explain who Europeans are and give examples.
  2. Explain how clothing fashions in Europe affected American Indians in North Dakota.