Little Big Man Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What does Old Lodge Skins do when a herd of antelope approach the prairie where he has been meditating?

2. What job does Jack take soon after arriving in this new city?

3. What city does Jack go to after leaving the Pendrakes?

4. What bird does Burns Red in the Sun believe Jack turned into?

5. Why does a Crow warrior attack Younger Bear and Jack?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who suggests that Jack take an Indian wife? Who is his intended wife?

2. Why does Lavender believe he is related to the Cheyenne Indians?

3. What is important about the coffee the wagon train carries?

4. Why did Kane, the shopkeeper, have to leave town?

5. What shocks Jack about being back among the White culture?

6. Who is killed during a fight with Jack? What has the dead man left behind?

7. What happens to Jack after the disappearance of his family?

8. How does Old Lodge Skins help his hunters kill an entire herd of antelope?

9. What treaty does Jack talk Old Lodge Skins out of signing?

10. How do the Cheyenne teach their children?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the Seventh Calvary? What is the history of the Seventh Calvary? Who is the leader of the Seventh Calvary? When was the Seventh Calvary formed? What role did it play in the Civil War? What role did it play after the Civil War? For what purpose? What is the Seventh Calvary's role in the Battle of Little Bighorn? What is the outcome?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the war against the Indians. Why does the American government begin fighting the Indians? What precipitated the war on the Indians? In what way did the government try to make peace with the Indians? Was this successful? How much blame for the war against the Indians lies with the Indians? With the Whites? Should the Indians have been forced out of their lands? For what reason were they forced off their lands? What was the intended outcome on the part of the American government? What was the actual result?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss one of the following themes in detail:

1) Family

2) Warring Cultures

3) Manifest Destiny

4) Lies and betrayal.

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