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Native America 1812-1828

Quiz Number:  8
Course Name:  History of the Indians of the United States
Course No.   History 16
Quiz N0. = 8
Teacher:    Dr. Eric Mayer
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1 In the summer of 1815 the Federal government was particularly anxious to negotiate cession treaties with the tribes of the Northwest because
a) They stood in the way of canal building projects
b) Congress had already promised the land to veterans of the War of 1812 even though the US recognized Native American treaty rights to the very same land
c) There had been much conflict and violence with whites over land tenure
d) It was land that a great amount of smuggling crossed over into the US
e) All of the above
2 In 1819 after much US pressure the Kickapoos agreed to exchange their Illinois and Wabash lands for lands across the Mississippi...but....
a) A opposition band which numbered some 250 was led by Mecina
b) Two renegade bands refused to recognize tribal authority in these negotiations
c) Another opposition band led by Kennekuk refused to move and instead focused on a return to Indigenous culture and a rejection of all things white
d) In 1824 settlers associations in Fulton County, Illinois complained to congress that the continuing presence of Kickapoos was a serious threat to life and property
e) All of the above statements are true
3 As national leaders increasingly were pressured to compromise Jeffersonian policy the following ideas were put forth
a) To continue the policy of coexistence along with the compression of tribal lands
b) Allotment in Severalty
c) Removal
d) All of the above
e) None of the above
4 According to local politicians at the time, standing in the way of economic development was
a) A scarcity of slaves
b) Native American tribes
c) Not enough investment capital
d) Native American entrepreneurs
e) Native American political lobbying groups
5 After 1825 the thrust of US Indian policy would revolve around...
a) Removal
b) Tribal exile
c) Aboriginal segregation
d) Apartheid
e) All of the above
6 William Weatherford was
a) A Scottish farmer and famed Indian fighter
b) A leader of the Red Sticks who ravaged the frontier settlements of Georgia and Alabama in 1813 and 1814
c) A friend of Thomas Jefferson who acted as a special emissary for Indian affairs
d) A trapper whose actions precipitated the Red Sticks War
e) A slave owner in Georgia who planned to enslave the entire Cherokee nation
7 By 1811 approximately how many warriors lived at Prophetstown
a) 1,000
b) 3,000
c) 2,000
d) 1500
e) 900
8 The next tribes to feel the pressure of US development and its associated policy of apartheid were
a) Sac and Lakota
b) Fox and Sikasika
c) Sac, Fox, Sioux, Chippewa and Potawatomi
d) Sikasika, Fox, Sac, Chippewa, Potawatomi, Nakota
e) All of the above
9 The first president to propose to move all eastern Native Americans west of the Mississippi river was...
a) Andrew Jackson
b) James Monroe
c) James Madison
d) George Washington
e) James Polk
10 Following the War of 1812
a) There occurred a phenomenal burst of Anglo-American settlement
b) Settlers streamed into the Old Northwest
c) Settlers streamed into the Old Southwest
d) Settlers streamed into the Mississippi Valley
e) All of the above




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