Chief Joseph the Younger: Information & Surrender


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Chief Joseph the Younger was born in 1840 with a Nez Perce name meaning _____.

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1. In what year did Chief Joseph the Younger lead his famous march of more than 1,000 miles?

2. What event caused the 1863 attempt by U.S. forces to remove the Nez Perce to a smaller reservation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you about the famous Nez Perce chief, Chief Joseph the Younger. You'll be asked questions about his life and his fight for land claim.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study materials to evaluate your knowledge of the following:

  • The meaning of Chief Joseph the Younger's Nez Perce name
  • What year he led his famous march
  • Why the Nez Perce were forced to a smaller reservation
  • When Chief Joseph the Younger became the chief of the Nez Perce
  • Where he was born and what land he fought to protect

Skills Practiced

Develop these skills while using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Chief Joseph the Younger
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the chief's struggles on behalf of the Nez Perce
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding important dates and events in the life of Chief Joseph the Younger

Additional Learning

To learn more about a Native American chief who fought rightfully for his land, review the corresponding lesson called Chief Joseph the Younger: Information & Surrender. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Reviews Chief Joseph the Younger's early life
  • Examines his life as chief of the Nez Perce
  • Discusses the march that he led the Nez Perce on to seek refuge from U.S. forces
  • Explores the legacy that Chief Joseph the Younger left as a tribal leader