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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is a domed room dwelling used by certain Native American tribes?
(a) Wigwam.
(b) Pagoda.
(c) Tipi.
(d) Attawam.

2. What is the most severe and common form of smallpox, with a more extensive rash and higher fever?
(a) Variola major.
(b) Variola sine eruptione.
(c) Variola minor.
(d) Variola incubus.

3. In what year did the Moor's Indian Charity School move to Hanover, New Hampshire?
(a) 1758.
(b) 1790.
(c) 1792.
(d) 1769.

4. John Norton was adopted by the Mohawks, with who as his uncle?
(a) Penobscot.
(b) King Philip.
(c) Alexander McGillivray.
(d) Joseph Brant.

5. What means to compel by force, intimidation, or authority, especially without regard for individual desire or volition?
(a) Coerce.
(b) Treason.
(c) Bribe.
(d) Ransom.

6. What refers to the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning?
(a) Symbolism.
(b) Literacy.
(c) Irony.
(d) Metaphor.

7. In the Iroquois creation story of John Norton's in Chapter 1, the daughter of the "Great Spirit" has two children, Teharonghyawago and who?
(a) Teharonghyawago.
(b) Tawiskaron.
(c) Kasihtas.
(d) Teyoninhokovrawen.

8. Where did Samsom Occom settle, set up a school, marry, attend to the sick and to burials, and perform other priestly duties?
(a) Windham, Connecticut.
(b) Salem, Massachusetts.
(c) Boston, Massachusetts.
(d) Montauk, New York.

9. When was Eleazar Wheelock born?
(a) 1615.
(b) 1792.
(c) 1711.
(d) 1785.

10. John Norton played a prominent role in what conflict, leading Iroquois warriors from Grand River into battle against American invaders?
(a) King Philip's War.
(b) The War of 1812.
(c) Red Cloud's War.
(d) The French and Indian War.

11. In Chapter 1, John Heckewelder relates a "verbatim" account from the Delaware and Mahican Indians of the Dutch landing in an area that is now known as what?
(a) Boston, Massachusetts.
(b) Cape May, Massachusetts.
(c) Queens, New York.
(d) Manhattan, New York.

12. The Mohawk Major John Norton was known as what by his people?
(a) Tyendinaga.
(b) Thayendanega.
(c) Haudenosaunee.
(d) Teyoninhokovrawen.

13. When was John Heckewelder born?
(a) 1604.
(b) 1869.
(c) 1743.
(d) 1823.

14. When did John Heckewelder die?
(a) 1823.
(b) 1743.
(c) 1869.
(d) 1604.

15. According to the author in Chapter 2, in addition to intermarriage, some tribes sought to bolster their numbers by what means?
(a) Converting other tribes.
(b) Capturing Europeans.
(c) Selling children.
(d) Converting to Christianity.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Chichimeca War was a military conflict waged between Spanish colonizers against a confederation of Chichimeca Indians during what years?

2. What term refers to the adoption of a new religious identity?

3. In Chekilli's creation story of the Creek people, the Kasihtas followed a tribe called what for many years over different kinds of terrain?

4. The first known Europeans to reach the Americas were who during the 11th century?

5. When did John Eliot die?

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