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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Johnston's opinion of Buffalo Bill Cody?
2. What assignment was Johnston given in the Army once his skills were known?
3. Which Mountain Man was known for his skill with the riata?
4. How did Johnston identify Bear Claw Chris Lapp's killers?
5. From what did Crazy Woman Morgan die?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
It could be argued that John Johnston was a hero or a villain. Discuss which aspects of his character make him a hero and which aspects of his character make him a villain. Which role do you ultimately think best describes him? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the concept of survival in Crow Killer: The Legend of Liver-Eating Johnson. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Portuguese Phillips' ride to Fort Laramie in 1866 for reinforcements for Colonel Carrington. How did John Johnston assist Phillips in his mission? What does the situation Colonel Carrington faced at Fort Phil Kearny illustrate about the tensions between Indians and the US army during that era?
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