|___1) Cheyenne men women and children were
slaughtered at this 1864 Colorado site in spite of Chief Black Kettle's
surrender. Col. Chivington was never prosecuted for the massacre.
___2) It was the goal of the government to end the Ghost Dance religion, but the result was that between 125 and 300 Sioux were killed at this massacre on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1890. The tragedy was repeated here in 1973.
___3) Helen Hunt Jackson wrote about this in A Century of Dishonor, her 1881 book inspired by several speeches she heard by Indian leaders.
___4) It was at this site in Montana in 1876 that Cheyenne and Sioux forces wiped out Gen. George Custer's 7th cavalry.
___5) For many plains tribes, this was their method of humiliating their enemy in battle. It was preferable to killing the enemy.
___6) This law ended the tribal ownership of land and buffalo hunting tradition, leading to ownership of small plots of land set up for Indians to farm.
___7) This tribe tried to avoid war by escaping to Canada, but they were caught by Federal troops and eventually made their home in Idaho. Their leader, Chief Joseph said "I will fight no more forever."
___8) The first Treaty of Ft. Laramie tried to divide the Indian people into tribal reservations. This policy of the federal government is called ___________________.
___9) This animal was used by the Plains Indian not only as a source or food, but for clothing, shelter, beauty products, and for religion.
___10) This animal was introduced to the Indians of North America by Spanish explorer Coronado, but by the 19th century, all Indian tribes knew of and used the animal for transportation and warfare.
___11) Named after the prospector who claimed to find it, the Comstock lode was a major silver mine was located in what state? It increased westward settlement as people sought wealth.
___12) The Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad companies joined
their tracks in which state to form the transcontinental railroad.
___13) Which railroad company started in California and used mostly Chinese immigrant labor to build its track?
___14) Which railroad company used Irish workers to build their track starting in Omaha, Nebraska moving westward?
___15) Which state was used as a massive reservation, a concentration camp, so to speak, set up by the Federal government to place Indian tribes that had been removed from their tribal hunting ground.
Extra Credit: Name the state capitol that takes its name from an Indian tribe and the state in which it lies.
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