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Question 1: Oregon Country or Oregon (to be distinguished from the U.S. state also called Oregon) was a predominantly American term referring to a region of the Pacific Northwest of ________.
North AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)South America

Question 2: The Pacific Fur operation broke down during the ________ and was sold to the North West Company.
Battle of Lake ErieChronology of the War of 1812War of 1812 CampaignsWar of 1812

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Carver's map of The River of the West, 1778
  Mural on walls of Oregon Capitol Building depicting the provisional government seal
  Map of Oregon Country

Question 4: In 1810, John Jacob Astor founded the Pacific Fur Company, which established a fur-trading post at ________ in 1811.
Astoria, OregonPendleton, OregonBaker City, OregonRoseburg, Oregon

Question 5: He built a mission school for Indians in the ________ in 1834.
Oregon TrailSalem, OregonOregonWillamette Valley

Question 6: Pacific Northwest • Columbia River • ________ • Willamette Valley • Missoula Floods • Fort Rock Cave • Cascadia Megathrust
Cascades RapidsNez PerceCelilo FallsKettle Falls

Question 7: In 1841 James Sinclair guided more than 100 settlers from the Red River Colony to settle on HBC farms near ________, on orders from Sir George Simpson.
Fort VancouverOregon TrailOregon CountryJohn McLoughlin

Question 8: Thompson was the first European to voyage down the entire length of ________.
Celilo FallsWashingtonColumbia RiverSnake River

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Mural on walls of Oregon Capitol Building depicting the provisional government seal
  Map of Oregon Country
  Carver's map of The River of the West, 1778

Question 10: He moved its regional headquarters to ________, which became the de facto political center of the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon TrailJohn McLoughlinOregon CountryFort Vancouver







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