Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Custer's last stand take place?

2. What happens to Standing Bear when he refuses to sign a treaty with the government?

3. When does Geronimo die?

4. Who launches a campaign to move the Utes all the way to the Indian territory?

5. Standing Bear is a chief for what tribe?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Relate the events of at least one Indian massacre of whites, and at least one white massacre of Native Americans. In each case how do you think the killers found justification for their actions? Which side was more justified in the actions you chose? Explain your answer.

Essay Topic 2

Give an account of the Cherokees way of life, and the ultimate "Trail of Tears." Why do you think the whites were so brutal in dealing with the Cherokees? Fully explain your answer.

Essay Topic 3

Explain the role of the various discoveries of gold, on the drive to remove the Indians. Give specific examples of the effects of each of the different gold rushes in American history.

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