A Century of Dishonor: Summary & Author


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Which is true about Helen Hunt Jackson's early life?

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1. How did Jackson publish her early work?

2. What sparked Jackson to begin researching Native American injustices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of A Century of Dishonor. The quiz will also assess your grasp of concepts like what is true about the author Helen Hunt Jackson's early life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Know how Helen Hunt Jackson went about publishing her early work
  • Recall what sparked Jackson's research into the injustices against Native Americans
  • Understand the public reception to Jackson's book
  • Identify how Jackson followed up A Century of Dishonor

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on A Century of Dishonor
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Helen Hunt Jackson's early life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Jackson published her early work

Additional Learning

To learn more about this title and its author, review the lesson titled A Century of Dishonor: Summary & Author. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Recall when A Century of Dishonor was published
  • Understand the life of the author, Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Identify Chief Standing Bear
  • Recognize the forced removal of Native American tribes
  • Define the Dawes Act
  • Explain the Mission Indians