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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 the visitor bring to Anthony?
2. One of May's arguments in support of moving to the Agency includes the belief that the mixed race children will help the Indians assimilate. What is Phemie's response?
3. What is the result of Reverend Hare's indiscretion?
4. What happens when everyone finds out Gertie is a woman?
5. What do the soldiers put in the fire?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Chief Little Wolf feel about taking the tribe to the Agency?
2. What happens to Chief Little Wolf and some members of the tribe that makes him reconsider who their enemy really is?
3. 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?
4. How does December 25th pass for the women?
5. How does Chief Little Wolf respond to the Sioux request that the Cheyenne join them as they go to war against the white man?
6. What happens to the women on one of these morning outings?
7. What terrible thing happens that make the women believe the Cheyenne are truly savages?
8. What items are denied the Cheyenne during the attempts to trade at the fort?
9. During the cold weather, the men spend time in their sweat lodge which is off limits to women. What do the women decide to do for themselves?
10. How does the ordeal with the Crow Indians end for the women?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Leadership is certainly a strong theme throughout One Thousand White Women. What kind of a leader was Chief Little Wolf? What, if any, qualities of a good or strong leader did he exemplify? Was his personality common among the Indians, or was he an exceptional man?
Essay Topic 2
What part does the practice of self-denial, self-mutilation, self-imposed hardships, sacrifices, self-inflicted pain, and fasting play in the book? What purpose does this theme have in the telling of the story? Use specific illustrations from the book to support your contention.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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