The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year were 96 Delaware Indians murdered by American militia because the militia believed the Indians were plotting against them?
(a) 1776.
(b) 1782.
(c) 1778.
(d) 1777.

2. Chief Pontiac was born in approximately what year?
(a) 1700.
(b) 1708.
(c) 1720.
(d) 1763.

3. When did Phineas Stevens die?
(a) 1756.
(b) 1658.
(c) 1706.
(d) 1762.

4. Penobscot participated in a land negotiation for an area called what in present-day Maine?
(a) Crystal Bay.
(b) Casco Bay.
(c) Martha's Vineyard.
(d) Pelican Bay.

5. The Indian Nonintercourse Act is the collective name given to how many statutes passed by the United States Congress?
(a) 6.
(b) 4.
(c) 8.
(d) 10.

6. Joseph Mittark was accused of illegitimately selling the lands of his people to the governor of what state?
(a) New York.
(b) Kentucky.
(c) Illinois.
(d) Virginia.

7. In an address to whom in Chapter 5 does Joseph Brant reiterate support for Great Britain?
(a) William Johnson.
(b) Jeffery Amherst.
(c) Eleazar Wheelock.
(d) Lord Germain.

8. In Chapter 3, Penobscot recounted his part in the negotiations, in which he never stated anything about handing over land but only that he wished for what?
(a) Hostilities to end.
(b) The freedom of slaves.
(c) Colonists to leave.
(d) Monetary repayment.

9. By what year was it clear the French were defeated by the English, and that Indians allied with the French were soon going to have to deal with the English, according to the author in Chapter 4?
(a) 1658.
(b) 1756.
(c) 1777.
(d) 1761.

10. A speech was given by what Oneida Indian in Chapter 4, promising to uphold the peace between the tribe and the English, but questioning the English for using Indians to fight their wars for them?
(a) Garangula.
(b) Gachadow.
(c) La Barre.
(d) Cheda.

11. Chief Pontiac was a leader of what Native American tribe?
(a) The Ouachita people.
(b) The Cherokee people.
(c) The Ottawa people.
(d) The Apache people.

12. In Chapter 4, a Cayuga chief described what tribe as warlike and treacherous, when in reality they were peace-loving?
(a) The Catawbas.
(b) The Cherokee.
(c) The Delaware Indians.
(d) The Apaches.

13. The Indian Nonintercourse Act declared that all Indian land deals were invalid unless they occurred with what?
(a) Congressional approval.
(b) Popular vote.
(c) Judicial approval.
(d) Presidential approval.

14. George Washington became known by what nickname among the Native Americans for ordering the destruction of around forty Iroquois towns during the Revolutionary War?
(a) "Black Night."
(b) "Great Bear."
(c) "Monstrous Destroyer."
(d) "Town Destroyer."

15. The Treaty of Fort Pitt was signed on what date?
(a) September 17, 1778.
(b) July 4, 1776.
(c) October 12, 1777.
(d) November 12, 1776.

Short Answer Questions

1. In a speech from 1756, the leaders of a tribe known for their ferocious fights against the French, plead for support in fighting the French from the governor of what state?

2. By way of the Walking Purchase, the Penn family and proprietors claimed an area of how many acres in Pennsylvania?

3. What refers to the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected?

4. What was the name of an Onondaga who gave the governor of New France a speech, essentially calling his bluff, in Chapter 4?

5. In the "Act of Submission" printed in Chapter 3, the Native American tribe formally submitted themselves as subjects of what?

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