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Q20 the author cites the fact that the rio grande

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Q20: The author cites the fact that the Rio Grande pueblos were never formally withdrawn from public lands primarily in order to do which of the following? A. Suggest why it might have been argued that the Winters doctrine ought not to apply to pueblo lands B. Imply that the United States never really acquired sovereignty over pueblo lands C. Argue that the pueblo lands ought still to be considered part of federal public lands D. Support the argument that the water rights of citizens other than American Indians are limited by the Winters doctrine E. Suggest that federal courts cannot claim jurisdiction over cases disputing the traditional diversion and use of water by Pueblo Indians Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q21: The passage suggests that, if the criteria discussed in lines 16 – 32 were the only criteria for establishing a reservation’s water rights, which of the following would be true? A. The water rights of the inhabitants of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation would not take precedence over those of other citizens. B. Reservations established before 1848 would be judged to have no water rights. C. There would be no legal basis for the water rights of the Rio Grande pueblos. 23
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D. Reservations other than American Indian reservations could not be created with reserved water rights. E. Treaties establishing reservations would have to mention water rights explicitly in order to reserve water for a particular purpose. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q22: According to the passage, which of the following was true of the treaty establishing the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q23: The primary purpose of the passage is to A. trace the development of laws establishing American Indian reservations B. explain the legal bases for the water rights of American Indian tribes C. question the legal criteria often used to determine the water rights of American Indian tribes D. discuss evidence establishing the earliest date at which the federal government recognized the water rights of American Indians E. point out a legal distinction between different types of American Indian reservations Answer: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -
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