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Native American Wars Quiz

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At what famous battle in 1811 did William Henry Harrison defeat the forces of the prophet Tenskwatawa?
The Battle of Tippecanoe
The Battle of Wabash River
The Battle of Fort Necessity
The Battle of Red River

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What is the name of the famous brother of Tenskwatawa who was a Shawnee war leader known for fighting alongside the British during the War of 1812?
Metacom
King Philip
Tecumseh
Burgess

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Before he fought alongside the British, Tecumseh's previous Western Confederacy was destroyed at what 1794 battle when they clashed with "Mad" Anthony Wayne?
The Battle of Little Bighorn
The Battle of Fallen Timbers
The Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Yellowstone

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The 1774 war between the Virginians and the Shawnee was named for what Virginian governor?
Sir Gardenia
Captain Karmoor
Lord Dunmore
Mister Rathers

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What is the name of the famous Powhatan woman whose marriage to settler John Rolfe helped put a temporary end to the Powhatan War?
Pocahontas
Lorraine
Kateri Tekakwitha
Markuhthen

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One of the earliest recorded wars between Native Americans and European settlers occurred throughout the 1600s as what Native American confederacy battled the French over hunting grounds where they could collect pelts?
The Iroquois
The Shawnee
The Winnebago
The Creek

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What is the name of the Odawa leader who led a war to destroy eight British forts following the French and Indian War in an attempt to try and create a buffer between their two territories?
Wovoka
Red Cloud
Blue Jacket
Pontiac

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What Native American tribe dominated the Great Plains through northern Mexico to the point that they were called "The Lords of the Southern Plains" by the American forces that battled them?
The Arapaho
The Comanche
The Navajo
The Sioux

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The famous raider and warrior Geronimo fought against the U.S.A. throughout the 19th Century. What tribe was Geronimo a leading member of?
Native American Wars Quiz
The Algonquin
The Apache
The Navajo
The Nez Perce

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What is the name of the infamous 1890 massacre in South Dakota where U.S. cavalrymen shot and killed around 250 Lakota women, children, and elders who were on a reservation?
The Red River Massacre
The Wounded Knee Massacre
The Black Kettle Massacre
The For Kieberman Massacre

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The Massacre at Wounded Knee was ordered as a result of the Lakota Ghost Dance spiritual movement which was started by whom?
Touch the Clouds
Wovoka
King Philip
Seattle

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What is the famous anglicized name of the chief Metacom who waged one of the earliest wars against European colonists in America?
King Philip
Chief Joseph
Lord Steuben
Mister Malcolm

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King Philip's War was waged against the famous pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock in what vessel?
The Santa Maria
The Pinta
The Mayflower
The Nina

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What is the name of the famous half-White Comanche who led his people in the Red River War and who is known as "The Last Chief of the Comanche"?
Quanah Parker
Michael Erinar
Touch the Clouds
Sitting Bull

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What infamous massacre where colonists burned five hundred Pequot noncombatants in a fort city effectively ended the 1600 Pequot War?
The Mystic Massacre
The Bull Run Massacre
The Massacre at Falke's Point
The Heguonham Massacre

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What battle is also called Sinclair's Defeat since it saw a Native American coalition defeat the forces of American officer Arthur Sinclair?
The Battle of the Oak Valley Preserve
The Battle of Fort Necessity
The Battle of Winnebago
The Battle of the Wabash River

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What is the name of the famous Miami Chief who, along with Blue Jacket, defeated Sinclair at the Battle of the Wabash River?
Little Turtle
Sitting Bull
Red Cloud
Captain Morgan

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What is the name of the famous Apache leader who had to fight off both the Mexican and American governments and whose name was Spanish for "Red-Colored Sleeves"?
Rougeis Ardos
Combein Ganyos
Liliban Scarros
Mangas Coloradas

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What is the name of the famous Oglala Lakota leader who led his men to victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn?
Ribbon Cutter
Crazy Horse
Little Turtle
Big Bear

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What is the name of the infamous American commander who was killed by Crazy Horse's men at the Battle of Little Bighorn?
George Pickett
George Custer
James Longstreet
Joshua Chamberlain

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What Lakota Chief helped lead the Great Sioux War against the U.S. cavalry before, after his defeat, he performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show?
Red Jacket
Iron Hands
Sitting Bull
Red Cloud

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The First Seminole War saw Andrew Jackson invade what modern-day state which then belonged to Native Americans and the Spanish?
Florida
Hawaii
Texas
California

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What 1866 battle of Red Cloud's War saw Lakota warriors slaughter 81 men under the command of Captain William Fetterman?
The Clay War
The Fetterman Fight
The Battle of Stone City
The Red River Massacre

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In 1832, what famous Sauk Chief led a group of tribes called "The Bristish Band" to war against the U.S.A.?
Blackhoof
Black Hawk
Black Kettle
Black Cloud

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The Indian Removal Act which was a result of the Native American Wars resulted in what infamous migration of the Cherokee People and other tribes?
The Final Charge
The Walk to Yesterday
The Rocky Path
The Trail of Tears

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The famous Native American Chief known as Chief Joseph led what tribe in their resistance against the U.S. government?
The Nez Perce
The Apache
The Mound Builders
The Comanche

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What is the name of the famous surrender speech made by Chief Joseph advocating the importance of peace even in times of suffering?
"I Will Fight No More Forever"
"To All Things"
"Mother, Forgive Me"
"To All of You Who Killed My Son"

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What is the name of the Cheyenne peacemaker who was known for trying to bring an end to the Native American Wars until he was butchered by Custer's men at the Washita River Massacre?
Black Robe
Black Eye
Black Paw
Black Kettle

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What is the name of the famous Modoc Chief who led his people off their reservation and back to their California homeland before he was captured and hanged?
King Harry
Captain Jack
Mister Bellamy
Saint Solomon

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The Sand Creek Massacre where over 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children were killed was perpetrated in what state?
Utah
Colorado
North Dakota
California

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