Chpt6quiz - True/False TF 1 approximately250,000by1890 TF 2

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Quiz Chapter 6     Native Americans     9/2/11      page  1 True/False T  F 1. European diseases and firepower reduced the number of Native Americans to  approximately 250,000 by 1890. T  F 2. The term “Indian” is the name several major Native American groups called themselves  at the time of their first contact with Europeans. T  F 3. At the time of European settlement of North America almost all Native American groups  were well organized tribes with definite territories. T  F 4. At the time of European settlement of North America almost all Native American groups  had similar cultures and economic systems.   T  F 5. Today most Native American groups reside in the same locations in the U.S. as did their  ancestors many centuries ago. T  F 6. Although wars between whites and Native Americans were usually brutal, white soldiers  almost always treated Native American women and children with decency and respect. T  F 7. The economy of the Plains tribes was virtually destroyed by the slaughter of buffalo that  accompanied the post - Civil War railroad expansion. T  F 8. The status of Native Americans as wards of the federal government was effectively  reversed with the passage of the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act. T  F 9. Voting rights were a reality for all Native Americans in all states after passage of the  1924 Indian Citizenship Act. T  F 10. During the last two decades, Native Americans were well represented in elected offices  of local governments in most areas with large Native American populations.       T  F 11. The Native American economic situation relative to that of white Americans has  improved substantially over the last two decades.  
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Chpt6quiz - True/False TF 1 approximately250,000by1890 TF 2

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