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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Sioux chiefs are invited to a peace conference at what fort?
(a) Fort Snelling
(b) Fort Connor
(c) Fort Wise
(d) Fort Laramie

2. Cochise is a chief for what tribe?
(a) Nez Perce
(b) Chiracahua Apache
(c) Santee Sioux
(d) Arapaho

3. Roman Nose gets upset with a woman preparing his food because she does what?
(a) Fails to use wild buffalo
(b) Makes the food too hot
(c) Uses a metal spoon
(d) Uses white man's food

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

5. What was located between the Pecos mountains and the Rio Grande?
(a) Wounded Knee
(b) The Little Big Horn
(c) Washita
(d) Bosque Redondo

6. The Sioux warriors force the soldiers to retreat to what fort?
(a) Fort Snelling
(b) Fort Connor
(c) Fort Wise
(d) Fort Defiance

7. What ultimately happens after the Navajo discover they have been cheated?
(a) Chief Manuelito's prize horse is butchered
(b) The soldiers kill all of the Navajo
(c) The soldiers run the Navajo out of the fort
(d) Chief Manuelito is hanged

8. What Cheyennes chief tries to negotiate a truce in the increasing conflict?
(a) Crazy Horse
(b) Sitting Bull
(c) Black Kettle
(d) Lean Bear

9. When the white men first appeared what was Cochise's attitude?
(a) He tried to live at peace
(b) He moved south to Mexico
(c) He immediately tried to drive them away
(d) He ran into the hill country

10. Where does the author, Dee Brown say the Indians learned their savage practices?
(a) From tribes to the north
(b) Ffrom the white soldiers
(c) From English settlers
(d) From Spanish explorers

11. Where does Roman Nose die?
(a) Washita River
(b) Arikaree Valley
(c) Powder River
(d) Little Big Horn River

12. What famous chief was leading the Navaho nation in 1860?
(a) Geronimo
(b) Crazy Horse
(c) Cochise
(d) Manuelito

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

14. One of the Sioux's most famous warriors during the Powder River encounters goes by what name?
(a) Captain Jack
(b) Little Horse
(c) Chief Joseph
(d) Roman Nose

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What Cheyennes warrior warns an Arapaho village of an impending attack by Connor's men?

2. What fort do the Navajos attack in retaliation for troops destroying crops?

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

4. Cochise's tribe is offered protection at what fort?

5. What is the name of the Fort where the Santee Sioux are kept until they are finally put on a reservation?

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