Part 3: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Questions: Section 8

Comprehension Questions

  1. How long did the Corps of Discovery spend in North Dakota?
  2. Before the expedition returned to North Dakota, what had happened to Fort Mandan?
  3. How long had it taken for Lewis and Clark to return to St. Louis?
  4. What was President Jefferson disappointed about?
  5. What had Clark made that were used for the next 30 years?
  6. Name some animals that Lewis and Clark identified on their journey.
  7. What have historians called the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
  8. After the Lewis and Clark Expedition, there was a rush to do what?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Explain the difference in the way Euro-Americans and American Indians viewed the frontier.