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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What Indian tribe lived in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado?
2. In what tribe was Kintpuash a chief?
3. What name is Kintpuash usually known by?
4. In 1863, to where were the Nez Perces moved?
5. Who is Victorio?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role did prejudice and a lack of understanding and appreciation of the Indian way of life play in the evolving policies of the white government during the years of struggle to remove the Indians so that whites could settle our country? Give examples and fully explain your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Explain why you believe it was or was not ultimately in the Native American's best interest to adapt to the white man's way of living? Give examples to support your position and fully explain your answer.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how the events surrounding the battle of the Little Big Horn brought about the closing chapter on the fate of the Plains Indians.
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