Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - Their Manners Are Decorous and Praiseworthy
1. Why did Columbus call Native Americans "Indios"?
2. How did European ideas about land ownership and the sovereignty of the crown conflict with the Native American ideas about the use of the land?
3. Why did many Indian tribes side with England during the Revolutionary War and again in the War of 1812?
4. How does the repeated government actions establishing "permanent Indian territory" characterize a deep rooted problem with relationships between the United States and and the Indian tribes?
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