Lewis Henry Morgan: Theory & Biography


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1. What is the anthropological concept of kinship?

2. What are the three stages in Lewis Henry Morgan's Theory of Social Evolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lewis Henry Morgan was an influential anthropologist, and you can test your knowledge of his work with this quiz and printable worksheet. Kinship, anthropology, Morgan's theories and his work with the Seneca tribe will be subjects of the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of practice questions will be:

  • Anthropology
  • Kinship
  • Problems facing the Seneca tribe
  • Stages in the Theory of Social Evolution
  • Morgan's categories of achievement

Skills Practiced

This work will provide an opportunity to demonstrate these skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as kinship and anthropology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding categories of achievement and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Theory of Social Evolution
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Lewis Henry Morgan

Additional Learning

Review the associated lesson entitled Lewis Henry Morgan: Theory & Biography to continue learning about this topic. Objectives covered in this lesson will include:

  • Identify the Native American tribes Morgan worked closely with
  • Understand Morgan's legacy in his field
  • Relate Morgan's theories, such as kinship, to personal narrative situations
  • Know Morgan's biographical details