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Grade 8 The Frontier
What did members of The Donner Party resort to for survival during the winter?
  1. Hunting wild game
  2. Eating their pack animals
  3. Cannibalism
  4. Trading with nearby Native American tribes
Grade 8 The Frontier
Who were the members of The Donner Party?
  1. A group of gold miners
  2. Pioneers traveling westward in wagon trains
  3. Early American settlers in the Midwest
  4. Native American tribes in California
Grade 8 The Frontier
Who were the rescuers who eventually arrived to save the surviving members of The Donner Party?
  1. U.S. Army soldiers
  2. Local ranchers
  3. A relief party led by James F. Reed
  4. Mexican immigrants
Grade 8 The Frontier
Which mountain range did The Donner Party encounter severe hardships while attempting to cross?
  1. Rocky Mountains
  2. Sierra Nevada Mountains
  3. Appalachian Mountains
  4. Cascade Mountains
Grade 8 The Frontier
What was the mission of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  1. Remove Native Americans from Louisiana.
  2. Explore and map the Louisiana Purchase.
  3. Find a route to the Pacific Ocean
  4. Set up trading posts
Grade 8 The Frontier
What is the primary lesson or cautionary tale associated with The Donner Party's journey?
  1. The dangers of exploring uncharted territories
  2. The importance of teamwork and cooperation in survival situations
  3. The risks of overestimating one's ability to traverse challenging terrain
  4. The need for proper planning and preparation when embarking on long journeys
Grade 8 The Frontier
What major challenge did The Donner Party face during their journey?
  1. Severe winter weather
  2. Bandit attacks
  3. Lack of water sources
  4. Navigation difficulties
Grade 8 The Frontier
How many members of The Donner Party survived the ordeal?
  1. None survived
  2. Approximately half of the original group
  3. Nearly all of the original group
  4. Only a few individuals
Grade 8 The Frontier
Grade 8 The Frontier
As a result of the Louisiana Purchase, the United States
  1. made peace with Spain.
  2. went to war with France.
  3. lost control of New Orleans.
  4. nearly doubled in size.
Grade 8 The Frontier
Grade 8 The Frontier
Grade 8 The Frontier
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were sent to
  1. remove Native Americans from Louisiana.
  2. explore and map the Louisiana Purchase.
  3. defeat the Spanish in Mexico.
  4. buy Louisiana from France
Grade 8 The Frontier
How much did the United States pay for the Louisiana Purchase?
  1. 5 million
  2. 15 million
  3. 30 million
  4. 15 thousand
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Grade 8 The Frontier
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