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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In 1868, approximately how many troops were stationed on the frontier?
2. In Chapter 16, who says that he's ready for peace?
3. What was the title of Libbie's description of her and her husband's time at Fort Hays?
4. Who killed Captain Fetterman?
5. In Chapter 17, who is quoted as saying, "We were up against it from the start"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What route did Custer's party take to Texas?
2. What did General Sherman hope to have happen when he pushed for the 1868 peace treaty with the Sioux?
3. What did Crazy Horse's friend, He Dog, decide to do before the battle at Rosebud?
4. What is the "Panic of 1873"?
5. How does Sitting Bull describe Custer's death?
6. What did the government mean about "civilization" in the Treaty of 1868?
7. Describe the Sun Dance held at Rosebud.
8. What was the real purpose of inviting Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, and other Indian leaders to Washington in 1870?
9. How does E.B. Taylor induce Indian leaders to sign treaties?
10. Why is Custer bored in Chapter 17?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Libbie Bacon is described as a progressive woman. Discuss why the author states this. Do you agree? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Custer insists on having Libbie with him, willing to expose her to dangers, yet Custer issued orders that if Libbie was captured by Indians, she should be shot dead. According to the author,"a psychiatrist might be tempted to speculate that he loved his image of Libbie's purity more than he love Libbie herself." Write on this topic, including your opinion and facts supporting your opinion.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the importance of visions among the Sioux, in general, and Crazy Horse's vision, specifically. What do you think of the concept of allowing a vision to determine your life's path?
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