One Thousand White Women Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jim Fergus
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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. Who is Euphemia Washington?

2. Who is Jules Seminole?

3. What is Captain Bourke disturbed to learn about what the women don't know?

4. How does Captain Bourke behave during the trip to the Indians?

5. What do May and John Bourke do at the end of their conversation the day before the women are to be left with the Cheyenne?

Short Essay Questions

1. How are the women first greeted by the Cheyenne?

2. How does the ordeal with the Crow Indians end for the women?

3. What is unique about Phemie?

4. What happens to Reverend Hare that changes his standing in the tribe?

5. How does May describe the camps that are set up each day during their travels?

6. What does Chief Little Wolf do to let the white man know he intends to comply with their demands that the tribe move to the Agency?

7. How does May feel about the beginning of her trip?

8. How does May feel about her attraction to Captain Bourke?

9. What is one of the things that May and Captain Bourke share?

10. What happens to the women on one of these morning outings?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Please describe how the Kelly sisters, Margaret and Susan, are portrayed throughout the text. Do they change at all? If so, how? If not, why not? What are their main motivations for their actions with the tribe?

Essay Topic 2

What lessons can we learn from this book about prejudice, cultural differences, and living together peacefully? How do you suppose a Native American might react to this book? Can it help to bring the two cultures closer together even now?

Essay Topic 3

What differences are there in the interpretation of moral behavior between the white man's culture, as exemplified by the white women, and the Indians? Use comments made in the text to support your statements.

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