Lewis & Clark Quiz
If you're an expert on the Lewis & Clark Expedition... or just learning... you should find something of interest in this Quiz, prepared by Don Riley of the Idaho State Historical Museum. Take a moment to test your knowledge.
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Three small rivers that joined to make the Missouri
Lewis, Drouillard, Shields and McNeal
Tab-ba-bone, Tab-ba-bone, Tab-ba-bone
Berries, roots and fish
Cameahwait, The One Who Never Walks
Pot, pans, knives and steel arrow points
The mysterious air rifle
Lost Trail Pass
Cottonwood branches and bark
Buck saws and hatchest
Camas roots and salmon
"Do them no harm."
Over 1,300 miles
Branded all the horses and cut their foretops.
Canoes made at canoe camp
March 23, 1806
Until after the expedition reached the Nez Perce in June
Needed horses to continue
Salmon and dogs
They stole many items of trade goods
Chopunnish (Nez Perce)
Snake and Clearwater Rivers
Hot steam baths
The middle of July
They sent the two men back to the Nez Perce with the promise of guns and horses when they reached Travelers Rest.
Leave as much baggage as possible and head back to a lower elevation where there was ample grass and game
Drouillard and Shannon returned with three Indian guides
Yo-Me-Kol-Lick, meaning Grizzly Bear Hunter-a man of great courage.
Disappeared in Montana on the way East
The three-plus weeks of portage at the Great Falls in Montana and the struggle crossing the Lolo Trail
At the headwaters of the Missouri up-stream from the Beaverhead and west of Dilton, Montana
Funding for “Moments in Time” was provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation. Additional funding was provided by the National Center for Outreach and the J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation Education Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation