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Question 1: The post finally became United States territory only after the Oregon Treaty ended the ________.
Fort VancouverOregon boundary disputeOregon TrailOregon Country

Question 2: Types of fur taken at the fort included beaver, sea otter, squirrel, and ________.
RaccoonBobcatCoyoteRed Fox

Question 3: No sooner had the North West Company acquired Astoria than it energetically proceeded to occupy the rich territories lying between the Fraser River and ________.
Columbia RiverCelilo FallsSnake RiverWashington

Question 4: The ________ between the British and Americans brought tension to this fort, though not as a result of hostilities between the fur companies.
War of 1812Battle of Lake ErieWar of 1812 CampaignsChronology of the War of 1812

Question 5: He ordered the construction of Fort Vancouver, a new post and depot upriver at a site with better potential for agriculture, to be the administrative center of ________.
Oregon CountryOregon TrailColumbia DistrictOregon boundary dispute

Question 6: Nevertheless the officers were jealous of each other and life at Fort George was not always as depicted by ________, the author of this picture.
United States Exploring ExpeditionCharles WilkesUSS San Jacinto (1850)Trent Affair

Question 7: Two of the notable founders were Alexander MacKay and Alexander Ross from Canada, who had previously been with the ________.
North West CompanyGolden Square Mile1976 Summer OlympicsGrey Nuns

Question 8: The traders arranged ________ around the perimeter for defense.
ArtilleryCannonCannon operationGunpowder

Question 9: Thompson, who for months had been out of touch with the evolving politics between the fur companies, believed that the ________ held a one-third partnership with Astor's Pacific Fur Company.
1976 Summer OlympicsNorth West CompanyGrey NunsGolden Square Mile

Question 10: Thorn and the Tonquin left for Russian America in June 1812, but the ship and crew were destroyed at ________, Vancouver Island after troubles with the Tla-o-qui-aht people there.
American Black BearOpitsahtBritish ColumbiaClayoquot Sound







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