Statistics for Famous Names of the American Frontier

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  • This quiz has been taken 165 times
  • The average score is 9 of 13

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ClueAnswer% Correct
These men were commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to find a route across the western half of the continent.William Clark
94%
These men were commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to find a route across the western half of the continent.Meriwether Lewis
93%
Apache chief whose name later became a cry for anyone jumping from a high place.Geronimo
82%
Famously blond U.S. Cavalry officer perhaps best known for his defeat and death at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.George Armstrong Custer
76%
As general, he defeated the Creeks and opened the Southwest. As president, he signed the infamous Indian Removal Act into law.Andrew Jackson
74%
Shoshone woman who acted as guide and interpreter for the above expedition.Sacagawea
71%
This “King of the Wild Frontier” was likely executed at the Battle of the Alamo.Davy Crockett
69%
Leader of the Mormon movement to Utah.Brigham Young
64%
This ill-fated group of pioneers was trapped in the Sierra Nevada snow and reportedly resorted to cannibalism.Donner Party
58%
Pioneer who blazed trails through Tennessee and Kentucky and reportedly killed a “Bar” or two along the way.Daniel Boone
56%
This Lakota warrior is commemorated by a monument that, once finished, would be the world’s second tallest statue.Crazy Horse
54%
Widely-read frontier author of the “Little House” books.Laura Ingalls Wilder
54%
Shawnee warrior and chief who led perhaps the most powerful multi-tribal Native American military force ever assembled in North America.Tecumseh
21%

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