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5 Matching questions

  1. Skin Lodge
  2. Great American Desert
  3. Disease
  4. California Trail, Overland Trail, and Platte River Valley Road
  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 What name did Major Long give the Great Plains?
  2. b What killed many people on the wagon trains?
  3. c Why did the rendezvous develop?
  4. d What was another name for the Oregon Trail?
  5. e an early, temporary American Indian home made of bent poles and animal skins

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What was the first fort built in Council Bluffs?
  2. What European country introduced horses to the Americas?
  3. an early, permanent American Indian home made of logs, brush, grasses, and earth
  4. French word for strike
  5. What missionaries were first in Nebraska?

5 True/False questions

  1. Mormon Trail, Ft. Kearney Cut-off, Oxbow TrailName another trail that ran through Nebraska.


  2. ShamanThe medicine man


  3. Gold RushWhat exciting discovery helped develop the California Trail?


  4. Prairie Agatea kind of rock found in Nebraska with crystals in the center


  5. NibraskierWhat French word did Bourgmont use to name the Platte River?