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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How much would the extra cavalry offered by Terry have increased Custer's fighting strength?
(a) Fifty percent.
(b) Thirty percent.
(c) Forty percent.
(d) Twenty percent.
2. What did Medicine Arrow do to give Custer bad luck?
(a) Refused to smoke a pipe with him.
(b) Poured ashes from a pipe onto Custer's boots.
(c) Spit on Custer's boots.
(d) Rode in a circle counterclockwise.
3. How many troops did Custer have at Little Bighorn?
4. Who was Custer to accompany on his first post-Civil War assignment?
(a) General Grant.
(b) General Sheridan.
(c) General Sherman.
(d) General Kirby-Smith.
5. What do Sioux call the Black Hills?
(c) Pa Sapa.
(d) Holy Hills.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Mitch Bouyer?
2. What did Sitting Bull do with much of the money earned at Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show?
3. Who kills Little Hawk?
4. In Chapter 20, who makes the statement that if he were Indian, he would prefer to live on the open plains instead of a reservation?
5. When do Custer and Crazy Horse first fight in the same battle?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the "Panic of 1873"?
2. Why is Custer bored in Chapter 17?
3. Describe Red Cloud in 1866 and what makes him a good leader.
4. What did Crazy Horse's friend, He Dog, decide to do before the battle at Rosebud?
5. What did General Sherman hope to have happen when he pushed for the 1868 peace treaty with the Sioux?
6. What two men taught Custer the most about the Plains and the tribes that live there?
7. Sitting Bull is referred to as the most famous Native American ever. Why?
8. Why did Crazy Horse keep his feelings for Black Buffalo Woman secret?
9. What was the real purpose of inviting Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, and other Indian leaders to Washington in 1870?
10. According to the author, what mistakes did Custer make at the Battle of Little Bighorn?
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