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Nebraska Trailblazer #2: Explorers and Math Worksheet

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? _________________

2. How many years did the Lewis and Clark expedition take? _____________

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? _______________

4. How many different countries flew their flags over Nebraska? ______________
Name those countries

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? _______________________

6. How much time elapsed between the arrival of the last explorer and the date the Nebraska territory became a state? _____________________________

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


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