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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, Part 1 : Chapter 1, Chapters 5, 6 & 7.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What political party did Custer belong to?
(a) No answers are correct.
2. What was the estimated number of buffalo on the Great Plains in the nineteenth century?
(b) 75 million.
(c) 25 million.
(d) 2.5 million.
3. What more than tripled in Ohio from 1828 to 1850?
(c) Newspapers and periodicals.
4. Who wrote to Custer, "...I had to weep for joy that the recollection was sweet in your memory"?
(a) His sister, Lydia.
(b) His wife, Libbie.
(c) His mother.
(d) His first girlfriend, Mary.
5. How did Crazy Horse spend his teenage years according to Chapter 7?
(a) Observing white soldiers.
(b) Becoming a warrior.
(c) Seeking a vision.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much did the leather cap that West Point cadets were required to wear weigh?
2. During the time period of this book, what trees were common along streams on the Great Plains ?
3. At what age did most Sioux boys participate in their first tribal hunt?
4. What book led to Custer writing an essay titled, "The Red Man" while at West Point?
5. What element of the weather do the Plains and the seashore share?
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