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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Red Cloud and Dull Knife do what with James Sawyers?
(a) Sign a temporary treaty
(b) Kill and mutilate him
(c) Make him an honorary member of their tribe
(d) Run him out of their territory

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

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

5. Who does Roman Nose specifically refuse to meet with?
(a) General Custer
(b) General Sheridan
(c) General Sherman
(d) General Taylor

Short Answer Questions

1. Despite the warning, Connor's men are able to kill about how many indians?

2. At what location are most of the Cheyennes Indians massacred?

3. What white man tries to get these Indians to sign a peace treaty?

4. Cochise's tribe is allowed to go live in what area?

5. Why did more federal troops come to the Colorado area in the mid to late 1860s?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the way Red Cloud deals with the Sawyer party contrast with the intentions of General Connor?

2. Why is Wounded Knee significant?

3. How does Edward Wynkoop try to help the Indians?

4. How do the Indians of the Plains misinterpret their success over the Bluecoats along the Powder River?

5. Who is the last of the Apache Chiefs?

6. What happens at Sand Creek that has long lasting consequences?

7. Who is Captain Jack?

8. Briefly explain why Kicking Bird is important?

9. 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?

10. In what way is the story of Lean Bear similar to that of Little Crow?

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