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The Indian Wars: Struggle Between Native Americans and Settlers

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The Indian Wars took place _____.

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1. Why was there conflict between white settlers and Native Americans in the West?

2. Which statement is NOT a reason why many Native American tribes fought against U.S. troops and attacked white settlers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the conflicts between the Native Americans and the settlers during the Indian Wars. The questions on the quiz will test you on the time period in which the Indian Wars took place, the settlers who fought against the Indians, the cause of the conflicts, and the acts of well-known Indian leaders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The timeframe of the Indian Wars
  • The Buffalo Soldiers
  • The source of the conflict between the Indians and the settlers
  • Sitting Bull's contribution to the Indian Wars
  • Joseph the Younger's contribution to the Indian Wars

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the Indian Wars from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main ideas, such as the contributions of Sitting Bull and Joseph the Younger
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Indian Wars
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Indian Wars

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Native Americans and settlers during the Indian Wars, review the accompanying lesson called The Indian Wars: Struggle Between Native Americans and Settlers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the source of the conflict between the Indians and settlers during the late 1800's
  • Discuss the Lakota Sioux and their opposition to the settlers' incursion
  • Understand Sitting Bull's contribution to the Indian Wars
  • Discuss the Nez Perce and their role in the Indian Wars
  • Understand Joseph the Younger's contribution to the Indian Wars
  • Discuss the Apache, the Buffalo Soldiers who fought them, and the leadership of Geronimo
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