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NH-Chap 2 Quiz Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cavelier
  2. Fur trade declined because many areas were over trapped severely reducing animal populations.
  3. Skin Lodge
  4. Nibraskier
  5. The rendezvous allowed fur trappers to renew friendships, trade furs for supplies, and allowed fur traders to move closer to fur trappers trapping areas
  1. a Why did the rendezvous develop?
  2. b What European explorer was looking for the legendary city of Quivira?
  3. c What French word did Bourgmont use to name the Platte River?
  4. d an early, temporary American Indian home made of bent poles and animal skins
  5. e What happened to the fur trade over this period of time?

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. What steam boat did Major Long use to reach Council Bluffs?
  2. a kind of rock found in Nebraska with crystals in the center
  3. What culture lived during the foraging period?
  4. What trail did John C. Fremont discover?
  5. Name another trail that ran through Nebraska.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Great PathfinderWhat was Captain John C. Fremont called?


  2. Great American DesertWhat was Captain John C. Fremont called?


  3. BaptistWhat European country introduced horses to the Americas?


  4. California Trail, Overland Trail, and Platte River Valley RoadWhat was another name for the Oregon Trail?


  5. To get a piece of land and a chance to start over.What name did Major Long give the Great Plains?


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