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Chapter 4 Practice Section 3

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Native American women often joined in the hunt for food.
 

 2. 

American hunters hired by the railroads began to slaughter buffalo to prevent herds from blocking the tracks.
 

 3. 

The reservations were tracts of land set aside for Native Americans.
 

 4. 

The United States government broke their promise with the Sioux over the Black Hills of the Dakotas.
 

 5. 

Wounded Knee marked the end of armed conflict between Native Americans and whites.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

For most of their history, the needs of the Plains Native Americans were supplied by
a.
farming.
c.
the buffalo.
b.
fishing.
d.
horses.
 

 7. 

Which Native American group would often yell before battle, “It is a good day to die!”?
a.
Lakota
c.
Apache
b.
Crow
d.
Arapaho
 

 8. 

More than 200 Lakota Sioux were killed at
a.
Wounded Knee.
c.
Little Bighorn.
b.
Sand Creek.
d.
San Carlos.
 

 9. 

Who was the leader of the Lakota Sioux who refused to sell the Black Hills of the Dakotas?
a.
Crazy Horse
c.
Black Kettle
b.
Sitting Bull
d.
Chief Joseph
 

 10. 

What dance celebrated the hoped-for day when white settlers would disappear and the buffalo would return?
a.
Wovoka's Dance
c.
Warrior's Dance
b.
Sioux's Dance
d.
Ghost Dance
 

Matching
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
Crazy Horse
d.
Black Kettle
b.
reservations
e.
Geronimo
c.
buffalo
 

 11. 

Apache leader
 

 12. 

main source of food for Native Americans
 

 13. 

Sioux military leader
 

 14. 

tracts of land
 

 15. 

attacked by Colonel John Chivington’s troops
 

Short Answer
 

 16. 

What does it mean that most of the Plains Indians lived a “nomadic” life?
 

 17. 

Who was the Sioux military leader who lured troops into the Fetterman Massacre?
 

 18. 

What events led to the Battle of Little Bighorn?
 

 19. 

What two “weaknesses” of Native American life was the Dawes Act of 1887 designed to change?
 

 20. 

What was the Ghost Dance?
 



 
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