1.Which of the following statements regarding the Cascades is NOT true?
a. They divide the region into a
maritime environment and a continental environment
b. Temperatures east of the Cascades are more extreme with cold winters and hot summers
c. Precipitation west of the Cascades is low (around 20in annually) while precipitation east of the Cascades is very high (more than 140in annually)
d. West of the Cascades temperatures are mild and conditions are humid
e. Vegetation west of the Cascades is luxuriant fir, hemlock, red cedar trees) while vegetation east of the Cascades is mostly grasses, sagebrush and pines
2.Which statement regarding the Oregon Trail is NOT true?
a. It was also known as the 'Emigrant Trail'
b. Peak use of the Trail came in 1852
c. The Trail had two beginning points: Independence and Council Bluffs-Omaha
d. Conflict with Indians was the leading cause of death among travelers
e. It took four to five months to reach the Willamette Valley
The false statement about the Cascades is; Precipitation west of the Cascades is low (around... View the full answer