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Nebraska Trailblazer #2: Explorers and Math answer sheet

Using the information from the Explorers Nebraska Trailblazer 2, compute the answers to the following questions.

1. How many years elapsed between the time the first explorer came to Nebraska and the Louisiana Purchase? 89 - First explorer in 1714 and the Louisiana Purchase in 1803

2. How many years did the Lewis and Clark expedition take? 2 - 1804-1086

3. How much time elapsed between the arrival of the first Spanish explorer and the arrival of the explorer who escorted some Pawnee chiefs to their village? 86 years - Villasur in 1720 and Zebulon Pike 1806

4. How many different countries flew their flags over Nebraska? 3 different countries
Name those countries Spain, France, United States of America

5. If the United States paid France $15 million for the Louisiana purchase at four cents per acre, how many acres were in the Louisiana Purchase? 375,000,000 acres

6. How much time elapsed between the arrival of the last explorer and the date the Nebraska territory became a state? 10 years - Last explorer was Lt. Warren in 1857 and Nebraska became a state in 1867

7. How many states were in the United States when Lewis and Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase? Fifteen

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