Oregon History, Prehistory to Indian Wars Quiz

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  1. Name one reason why a band of Cayuse Indians killed white people at the Whitman Mission in 1847:
  2. What lifestyle best describes the Northern Paiute over the centuries?
  3. Name the British captain who made landfall on the Oregon Coast in 1778:
  4. Sam Barlow is best known for what action?
  5. Who founded the Pacific Fur Company in 1810?
  6. What federal law encouraged settlement in Oregon in the 1850s?
  7. What Oregon university did Rev. Jason Lee help to create?
  8. What Indian wars were fought in southwestern Oregon in the 1850s?
  9. What was the "Oregon Question"?
  10. About how many Oregonians were counted in the 1850 census?