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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Red Cloud's War.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What causes the Santee Sioux to want to leave the reservation?
(a) They want to go to their sacred grounds
(b) they don't have enough food
(c) They leave to attack other Indians
(d) They leave to attack settlers
2. What event brought in an unexpected influx of white men to Colorado in 1858?
(a) Buffalo hunting
(b) Opening the Denver mint
(c) Pike's Peak gold rush
(d) California gold rush
3. What large group of Indians lived about a thousand miles north of the Navajo?
(a) the Ute
(b) The Comanche
(c) The Santee Sioux
(d) The Cheyenne
4. How is Manuelito cheated in this event?
(a) The horse reins are cut
(b) His foot trail is longer
(c) His dueling gun is jammed
(d) His gun sights are changed
5. What white man tries to help the Cheyennes end their conflict with the soldiers?
(a) Kit Carson
(b) John Bent
(c) William Sherman
(d) George Custer
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are Red Cloud, Man Afraid of his Horses, and Dull Knife?
2. What ultimately happens after the Navajo discover they have been cheated?
3. Why did more federal troops come to the Colorado area in the mid to late 1860s?
4. Despite the warning, Connor's men are able to kill about how many indians?
5. What Cheyennes chief tries to negotiate a truce in the increasing conflict?
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