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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Eleazar Wheelock founded the Moor's Indian Charity School in what year?
(a) 1754.
(b) 1792.
(c) 1745.
(d) 1778.

2. 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.

3. What was an armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho and the United States in the Wyoming Territory and the Montana Territory from 1866 to 1868?
(a) Red Cloud's War.
(b) The Battle of Red Wing.
(c) The French and Indian War.
(d) King Philip's War.

4. In Chapter 1, an Iroquois creation story provided by John Norton was dated from what year?
(a) 1816.
(b) 1775.
(c) 1826.
(d) 1901.

5. What term means having a vocabulary composed primarily of short, simple words?
(a) Monosyllabic.
(b) Minisyllabic.
(c) Significant.
(d) Eloquent.

6. 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) Queens, New York.
(b) Boston, Massachusetts.
(c) Cape May, Massachusetts.
(d) Manhattan, New York.

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

8. What dealt a terrible blow to many Indian tribes, leading to further dependence on European goods and foolish land deals?
(a) Alcoholism.
(b) Opium addiction.
(c) Caffeine addiction.
(d) Marijuana addiction.

9. Samsom Occom began to study theology at the "Lattin School" of Eleazar Wheelock in what year?
(a) 1792.
(b) 1615.
(c) 1785.
(d) 1743.

10. The Arauco War was a conflict between colonial Spaniards and who?
(a) The Apache people.
(b) The Aztec people.
(c) The Mapuche people.
(d) The Iriquois people.

11. The text by Josiah Jeremy in Chapter 1 is dated when?
(a) 1743.
(b) 1604.
(c) 1869.
(d) 1823.

12. What word refers to the practice of viewing the world from a European perspective and with an implied belief, either consciously or subconsciously, in the preeminence of European culture?
(a) Francocism.
(b) Europeanism.
(c) Eurocentricism.
(d) Anglicism.

13. What term refers to the adoption of a new religious identity?
(a) Transgression.
(b) Convolution.
(c) Conversion.
(d) Transcription.

14. When was John Eliot born?
(a) 1604.
(b) 1823.
(c) 1869.
(d) 1610.

15. When did Eleazar Wheelock die?
(a) 1802.
(b) 1792.
(c) 1615.
(d) 1779.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Iroquois creation story of John Norton's in Chapter 1, the daughter of the "Great Spirit" has two children, Teharonghyawago and who?

2. When did Samson Occom die?

3. The Moor's Indian Charity School moved to Hanover, New Hampshire to become what institution?

4. John Norton was adopted by the Mohawks, with who as his uncle?

5. In Chekilli's creation story of the Creek people, the Kasihtas were attacked by the King of what with a bow and arrow?

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