How Much Do You Know About Native American History?

How Well Do You Know America's First Inhabitants?
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Question 1/12

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Chief Joseph, who said "From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever," was the leader of what tribe?
Nez Perce
Arapaho
Cherokee
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Question 2/12

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Under Andrew Jackson, the southeastern tribes were forced to give up their land and taken to:
Nebraska
Missouri
Oklahoma
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Question 3/12

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Sacagawea is important to US history because she did which of the following?
Served as an interpreter for Lewis && Clark
Translated the Bible into Cherokee
Assisted the Pilgrims
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Question 4/12

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The Lakota Sioux were led by:
Geronimo
Crazy Horse
Osceola
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Question 5/12

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What leader of the Shawnee people aided the British during the War of 1812?
Sequoyah
Powhatan
Tecumseh
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Question 6/12

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What native people are known for their elaborate cliff dwellings?
Arapaho
Anasazi
Creek
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Question 7/12

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In Pueblo society, property was owned by women and it was passed down through the women in the family. This kind of society is called:
Patrilineal
Matrinlineal
Matrimonial
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In the late 1800s, the Plains peoples began participating in a ritual which they believed made them invincible, and which the US government viewed as dangerous. It was known as which of the following?
Ghost Dance
Warrior Trance
Spirit Messenger
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Question 9/12

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During World War II, members of what nation served as "code talkers" for the US military?
Chickasaw
Lumbee
Navajo
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Question 10/12

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Tatanka Yotanka is more commonly remembered as:
Crazy Horse
Sitting Bull
Cochise
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Question 11/12

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Which of the following areas was sacred to the Lakota Sioux?
Grand Canyon
Mississippi River
Black Hills
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Question 12/12

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The staples of the diets of many native peoples were known as the "three sisters," which are:
Corn, beans, & squash
Beans, Venison, & Rice
Beans, Pumpkins, & Fish
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1
Chief Joseph, who said "From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever," was the leader of what tribe?
Nez Perce
Arapaho
Cherokee
2
Under Andrew Jackson, the southeastern tribes were forced to give up their land and taken to:
Nebraska
Missouri
Oklahoma
3
Sacagawea is important to US history because she did which of the following?
Served as an interpreter for Lewis && Clark
Translated the Bible into Cherokee
Assisted the Pilgrims
4
The Lakota Sioux were led by:
Geronimo
Crazy Horse
Osceola
5
What leader of the Shawnee people aided the British during the War of 1812?
Sequoyah
Powhatan
Tecumseh
6
What native people are known for their elaborate cliff dwellings?
Arapaho
Anasazi
Creek
7
In Pueblo society, property was owned by women and it was passed down through the women in the family. This kind of society is called:
Patrilineal
Matrinlineal
Matrimonial
8
In the late 1800s, the Plains peoples began participating in a ritual which they believed made them invincible, and which the US government viewed as dangerous. It was known as which of the following?
Ghost Dance
Warrior Trance
Spirit Messenger
9
During World War II, members of what nation served as "code talkers" for the US military?
Chickasaw
Lumbee
Navajo
10
Tatanka Yotanka is more commonly remembered as:
Crazy Horse
Sitting Bull
Cochise
11
Which of the following areas was sacred to the Lakota Sioux?
Grand Canyon
Mississippi River
Black Hills
12
The staples of the diets of many native peoples were known as the "three sisters," which are:
Corn, beans, & squash
Beans, Venison, & Rice
Beans, Pumpkins, & Fish