SAT Subject US History Practice Question 170: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 170


The heavy line drawn across the map above shows the

A. route of the De Soto party of Spanish explorers
B. route of the Lewis and Clark expedition
C. Oregon Trail
D. Northwest Passage
E. Wilderness Road

Correct Answer: B


The Lewis and Clark expedition set out from St. Louis, traveling west along the Missouri River and ending the journey on the Pacific Coast on the border of present-day Washington and Oregon.

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