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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What white man tries to get these Indians to sign a peace treaty?
(a) Kit Carson
(b) Edward Wynkoop
(c) John Bent
(d) William Sheridan

2. Who was chief of the Wdewkantons?
(a) Red Cloud
(b) Little Crow
(c) Sitting Bull
(d) Crazy Horse

3. What do the white men call these 5 Sioux chiefs?
(a) The Outlaws of Cheyenne
(b) The Sand Creek survivors
(c) The Friends of Lincoln
(d) The Laramie Loafers

4. What famous scout gains the trust of the Navajo?
(a) Meriweather Lewis
(b) Kit Carson
(c) Cochise
(d) Bat Masterson

5. What did the chief who visited Lincoln receive as a gift?
(a) A silver dollar
(b) An American flag
(c) A musket
(d) Nothing

6. Cochise finally reaches an agreement with what US General?
(a) General Wise
(b) General Taylor
(c) General Howard
(d) General Hood

7. Who are Red Cloud, Man Afraid of his Horses, and Dull Knife?
(a) Three prominant Sioux warrior chiefs
(b) Three chiefs who betray the Sioux nation
(c) Sitting Bull's most famous followers
(d) Three surviving Arapaho chiefs

8. What was the name by which many Indian tribes called Andrew Jackson?
(a) Gray Ghost
(b) Sharp Knife
(c) Old Hickory
(d) Long Hair

9. How does Little Crow die?
(a) He is taken to Washington and killled by a firing squad
(b) He is starved to death
(c) He is hanged for his war crimes
(d) He is killed while looking for food

10. The chiefs are asked to come and meet with yet another white general to talk about peace, who is this person?
(a) William Henry Harrison
(b) George Armstrong Custer
(c) William Tecumseh Sherman
(d) Winfield Scott Hancock

11. After a treaty meeting between US soldiers and Cheyennes chief's this man said, " I felt myself in the presence of superior beings:"
(a) Chief One Eye
(b) General Sheridan
(c) Chief Lean Bear
(d) Major Wynkoop

12. Who receives the credit for naming Native Americans "Indians?"
(a) Andrew Jackson
(b) Christopher Columbus
(c) Marco Polo
(d) John Cabot

13. News of what event angers Roman Nose?
(a) The establishment of a new fort
(b) The establishment of a cattle drive
(c) The assasination of Abraham Lincoln
(d) The establishment of a new stagecoach line

14. Whose comment became the famous phrase, "The only good Indian is a dead Indian"?
(a) General Hancock
(b) General Sherman
(c) General Custer
(d) General Sheridan

15. What declaration did Colorado's governor, John Evans make?
(a) It was legal for any soldier to kill any indian
(b) It was illegal for any indian to kill any white man
(c) It was illegal for any indian to reside in Colorado
(d) It was legal for any white man to kill any hostile indian

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does Red Cloud's war last?

2. Some Cheyennes and Arapaho Indians move into what part of Kansas to hunt?

3. What event brought in an unexpected influx of white men to Colorado in 1858?

4. What is the name of the Wampanoag chief who was killed in 1675?

5. Where does Red Cloud deliver an address on Indian rights?

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