Short Answer Questions Key
1. Who is at war as the novel begins?
The English and French
2. How does Cooper describe the setting of the novel?
the bloody area
3. What is the purpose of Fort Henry and Fort Edward?
defense against the invading French
4. Who does Maj. Heyward elect to lead him and the young Munro women to Fort Henry?
an Indian scout
5. Why does Heyward reprimand the Psalmist?
for making too much noise
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