Part 3: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Questions: Sections 6-7

Comprehension Questions

  1. In what present-day state did the Corps of Discovery spend the winter of 1805–06?
  2. What did Clark call Sakakawea when she was so helpful in finding trails and landmarks?
  3. What did Cruzatte accidentally do while he was hunting?
  4. What was the nickname that Clark gave Sakakawea on the journey?
  5. What was named after Sakakawea and Toussaint Charbonneau’s baby? Where is it located?
  6. A woman traveling with a baby was a sign of what?
  7. The site of Sakakawea’s Hidatsa home is now what National Historic Site?
  8. What is the name of the largest lake in North Dakota?
  9. What does “Sakakawea” mean?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Do you think Cruzatte should have been hunting? Explain.