Choctaw Tribe: History & Facts


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Which of the following was NOT considered part of the original Choctaw lands?

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1. Which physical trait were the Choctaw known for?

2. The Maubilian Clan of the Choctaw set a trap for Hernando DeSoto, led by their Chief _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess what you know about Choctaw rituals, relocation, and other historical facts. You will be quizzed on key figures and events in Choctaw history.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Social structure of the Choctaw
  • States comprising the original Choctaw lands
  • Famous physical trait of the Choctaw Indians
  • Chief of the Maubilian Clan of the Choctaw linked to Hernando DeSoto
  • War in which the Choctaw served as Code Talkers

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding what the Choctaw Tribe was known for and major events in the tribe's history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what led the Choctaw to the Trail of Tears
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine if the Choctaw were part of the 12 Civilized Tribes

Additional Learning

To learn more about this tribe, review the accompanying lesson called Choctaw Tribe: History & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the history, rituals, and characteristics of the Choctaw tribe
  • Detail the Choctaw tribe's first meeting with white Europeans
  • Discuss the development of the Choctaw tribe following the settlement of America
  • Provide information about how the Choctaw lost their land and embarked on the Trail of Tears
  • Inform the reader about the Choctaw's participation in the Civil War and World War II