Questions On War History! Hardest Quiz! Trivia

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Questions On War History! Hardest Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The ___________ guaranteed American Indian land rights on the Great Plains but forced the Sioux to live on a reservation.
    • A. 

      Treaty of Fort Laramie

    • B. 

      Treaty of Fort Ticonderoga

    • C. 

      The Great Sioux Treaty

    • D. 

      The Treaty of Six Nations

  • 2. 
    At the _________ General George Custer and 600 Members of the US Army 7th Cavalry prepare to attack the Sioux Indians.
    • A. 

      Battle of Little Big Horn

    • B. 

      Battle of Sand Creek

    • C. 

      Battle of the Watershed

    • D. 

      Battle of the Great Plains

  • 3. 
    The battle at ________ Marked the end of the bloody conflict between US soldiers and American Indians on the Great Plains.
    • A. 

      Battle of Wounded Knee

    • B. 

      Battle of Sitting Bull

    • C. 

      Battle at Fort Laramie

    • D. 

      Battle for Independence

  • 4. 
    ________ were lands set aside for Native Americans by the government but were not suitable for farming or Indian survival.
    • A. 

      Reservations

    • B. 

      Internment Camps

    • C. 

      Native American Prisons

    • D. 

      Suburbs

  • 5. 
    The ________ permitted any citizen or intended citizen to select 160 acres of land in the west and gain title to the land after living on it for 5 years. 
    • A. 

      Homestead Act

    • B. 

      Land Ordinance Act

    • C. 

      North West Ordinance Act

    • D. 

      Western Settlers Act

  • 6. 
    African Americans flee the Reconstruction south and settle in Western lands were called _________
    • A. 

      Exodusters

    • B. 

      Great Migration

    • C. 

      Carpet Baggers

    • D. 

      Scalawags

  • 7. 
    When US Secretary of State purchases Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre, many in the press called it ______
    • A. 

      Sewards Folly

    • B. 

      The Alaskan Mistake

    • C. 

      Russia's American Swindle Plan

    • D. 

      "What Was That Cold Thing"

  • 8. 
    In the fall of 1864 a band of Colorado militia came upon a camp of unarmed Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians and opened fire in what became known as _________
    • A. 

      Sand Creek Massacre

    • B. 

      Little Big Horn Massacre

    • C. 

      Fort Laramie Massacre

    • D. 

      Jungle Cat Massacre

  • 9. 
    Chief Joseph was the leader of the _______ who tried to lead of group of refugees 1,300 miles to Canada.
    • A. 

      Nez Perce

    • B. 

      Dakota Indians

    • C. 

      Iroquois Indians

    • D. 

      Black Stallions

  • 10. 
    Congress supported a transcontinental railroad by providing money and _________ to builders.
    • A. 

      Land Grants

    • B. 

      Slave Labor

    • C. 

      Free Shipping

    • D. 

      Medals

  • 11. 
    Under the ________ system, the property was not fenced in and cowboys were able to round up their cattle and bring them to eastern markets.
    • A. 

      Open Range

    • B. 

      Barbed Wire

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Grass Fed

  • 12. 
    _______ were known for sneaking into the Oklahoma territory and staking their claim before the official opening.
    • A. 

      Sooner

    • B. 

      Okies

    • C. 

      Early Birds

    • D. 

      Under Dogs

  • 13. 
    The invention of ______ made it possible to fence in huge tracts of land on the treeless plains.
    • A. 

      Barbed Wire

    • B. 

      Machine Guns

    • C. 

      The Shovel

    • D. 

      Cows

  • 14. 
    Leadville, Colorado and Nevada City, Montana were called ______ which thrived only as long as the gold and silver held out. 
    • A. 

      Boom Towns

    • B. 

      Richvilles

    • C. 

      Mining Towns

    • D. 

      Vacation Spots