Crow Killer; the Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Raymond W. Thorp
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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. To which Indian tribe did the raiding party that attacked the Morgan family in 1846 belong?

2. What relationship did John Johnston have to Bear's Head, the Flathead chief?

3. What happened to the reputation of the Crow as a result of Johnston's vendetta against them?

4. Which of the following statements does not describe what Old John Hatcher looked like when Johnston first met him?

5. Who helped Mrs. Morgan bury her three children and her husband's scalp?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did John Johnston seek vengeance against the Crow Indians?

2. Why did Johnston ultimately resign from his deputy position in Custer County?

3. How did Johnston identify Bear Claw Chris Lapp's killers?

4. Describe Johnston's physical appearance and discuss how it contributed to his legend.

5. What did Johnston keep hidden in a kettle buried in the mountains?

6. What nicknames did John Johnston have?

7. What did Johnston find at his cabin when he returned after a hunting trip at the end of Chapter 5 and how did he respond to what he found?

8. What was Arkansas Pete like according to Chapter 27?

9. How did Johnston help The Crazy Woman in Chapter 4?

10. How did Johnston become Del Gue's partner after having been John Hatcher's partner in fur trading?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast John Johnston's relationship with John Hatcher and his relationship with Del Gue. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast Mrs. Morgan, The Swan, and Waving Grass. How does each woman's life illustrate the harshness of frontier life? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Essay Topic 3

Crow Killer: The Legend of Liver-Eating Johnson contains several examples of irony. Discuss three examples of irony in the book and what you think the author is trying to say through each example.

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