American Indian Peoples & Cultures of the East


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What of the following is not true about the Iroquois Confederacy?

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1. What was the term matrilineal mean?

2. What did the Cherokee do after the Americans won the American Revolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll find questions designed to test your knowledge of the American Indian peoples and cultures of the East. You'll be asked about King Philip's War, the Iroquois Confederacy and the Trail of Tears.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz helps you see how well you can:

  • Identify the characteristics and facts about the Iroquois Confederacy
  • Explain what 'matrilineal' means
  • Discuss what the Cherokee did after the Americans won the Revolutionary War
  • Outline the Trail of Tears
  • Detail the events and purpose of King Philip's War

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what 'matrilineal' means
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the Cherokee did after the Revolutionary War
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Iroquois Confederacy and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information about these peoples, check out our lesson called American Indian Peoples & Cultures of the East. In addition to helping you answer the questions on this quiz, this lesson will also assist you in completing the following:

  • Detail the geographical location of the Iroquois Confederacy
  • Describe the influence of Deganawida and Hiawatha
  • Outline the similarities and relationship between the Cherokee and the Iroquois peoples