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Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Navajo said of one white man, "his name reaches the sky." Who does this refer to?
(a) William Sherman
(b) Kit Carson
(c) William Sheridan
(d) George Custer

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

3. Who went to visit Abraham Lincoln in Washington?
(a) Little Crow
(b) Crazy Horse
(c) Red Cloud
(d) Sitting Bull

4. What 2 chiefs does Donehogawa invite to Washington?
(a) Red Cloud and Spotted Tail
(b) Chief Joseph and Captain Jack
(c) Roman Nose and Little Horse
(d) Dull Knife and Sitting Bull

5. How many Indian nations comprised the Iroquios?
(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 2
(d) 7

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

7. What US general declared war on the Navajo and Apache?
(a) General Custer
(b) General Sheridan
(c) General Sherman
(d) General Carleton

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

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

10. Who absolves many of the Santee Sioux of their war crimes?
(a) William Sherman
(b) Andrew Johnson
(c) Andrew Jackson
(d) Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

14. Along what river does Red Cloud want his people to reside?
(a) Platte river
(b) Colorado river
(c) Raccoon river
(d) Missouri river

15. What Navajo chief finally surrendered in 1866?
(a) Cochise
(b) Manuelito
(c) Red Cloud
(d) Geronimo

Short Answer Questions

1. In 1865 what US General was preparing a new military initiative against the Indians near the Black Hills?

2. What Indian chief always carried a flag and medals from President Lincoln because he thought that these would protect him?

3. Where are most of the warring Sioux at this time?

4. During what war was Tecumseh killed?

5. What causes the Santee Sioux to want to leave the reservation?

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