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Practice Test #26

Practice Test #26 - Use the practice questions below to...

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Use the practice questions below to gauge your knowledge of the chapter. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.) All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 26: The Great West and The Agricultural Revolution 1865-1890 1 In post-Civil War America, Indians surrendered their lands only when they a. chose to migrate farther west b. received solemn promises from the government that they would be left alone and provided with supplies. c. lost their mobility as the whites killed their horses, d. were allowed to control the supply of food and other staples to the reservations 2. In the warfare that raged between the Indians and the American military, the a. Indians were never as well armed as the soldiers. b. soldiers showed great mobility ql1,ctheir swift horses c. Indians were often better armed than the soldiers. d. Indians proved to be no match for the soldiers. 3. The Indians battled whites for all the following reasons except to 4. As a result of the defeat of Captain William Fetterman's command, 5. The Plains Indians were nearly exterminated 6. The Nez Perce Indians of Idaho were goaded into war when a. the Sioux sought their land. b. gold was discovered on their reservation. c. the federal government attempted to put them on a reservation. d. the Canadian government attempted to force~ their return to the United States. 7. The buffalo were nearly exterminated a as a result of being over-hunted by the Indians. b. by the trains racing across the Great Plains. c. through wholesale butchery by whites. d. by disease. 8. A Century of Dishonor (1881), which chronicled the dismal history of Indian white relations, was authored by
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