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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does May have her baby?
2. How does Chief Little Wolf feel about the Red Cloud Agency?
3. How does May feel about visiting the fort after spending months with the Cheyenne?
4. What happens that causes some distress among the women, especially Martha?
5. What does Anthony's plans include for the spring?
Essay Topic 1
Now that you know Chief Little Wolf, why do you think he wanted to invite white women to intermarry and bear Indian children as a way of bring the cultures closer together? For instance, he could have suggested an exchange of students and other young people to simply learn about each other. Instead, he chose the most powerful of relationships as a means of bind the cultures. What do you think of his decision? Would another approach have been better?
Essay Topic 2
There are times, throughout the book, that May discusses the idea of being civilized from the perspective of the Cheyenne and the white man. Who is to say, who is the more civilized? Give some examples of May's observation of the the "civilizations" of Indians and white people.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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