Native Americans: Conflict, Conquest and Assimilation During the Gilded Age


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How did the Battle of Wounded Knee impact federal policy towards Native Americans?

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1. What did the Dawes Act attempt to do?

2. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination aim to test your knowledge on the experience of Native Americans during the Gilded Age. The quiz will ask questions about the Indian Wars, and government policies concerning Native Americans.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you questions about:

  • The Indian Wars
  • The Dawes Act
  • Chief Joseph

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be put to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the relationship between Native Americans and the United States government
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Dawes Act
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Indian Wars

Additional Learning

In order to gain more knowledge about Native Americans in the Gilded Age, review the accompanying lesson, which will detail the following:

  • Westward expansion and the implementation of reservations
  • Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce
  • Famous battles and end of Indian Wars
  • Dawes Act and assimilation into American society and culture