Genocide & American Indian History - Quiz & Worksheet


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_____ refers to the arrival of outsiders to a new place, where these outsiders take land from an existing population.

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1. _____ refers to the deliberate attempt to kill off an entire population.

2. Which of the following best explains a major argument that genocide was not responsible for the death of many Native Americans?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you can quickly test your knowledge of genocide and Native American history. You'll need to be familiar with both sides of the argument about whether Native Americans experienced genocide.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • Term for when outsiders arrive to a new place and take land from an existing population
  • An intentional attempt to kill off an entire population
  • The argument that genocide was not what killed many Native Americans
  • The argument that Native Americans did experience genocide
  • Explanation for why the word 'genocide' came into use

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about genocide and Native American history
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why the word 'genocide' came into use and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding outsiders arriving to a new place and taking land from an existing population

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Genocide & American Indian History. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Argument of scholars that taking lands from existing populations was inherently violent
  • Recent examples of genocides