Pequot Indians: History & Overview


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The Pequot were members of which group of Indians?

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1. What did the Pequot use in diplomacy, exchange, and gift giving?

2. Why did the colonists view the Pequot as inferior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combo will assess your understanding of the Pequot Indians and their interactions with the European settlers. Quiz questions cover topics such as what the Pequot's used to exchange good and gifts and the result of the Pequot War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The group that the Pequot Indians belonged to
  • Colonists views on the Pequot
  • Pequot War
  • Main three crops that the Pequot planted together

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Pequot Indians
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Treaty of Hartford
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the conflict between the Pequot and the Narragansett in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Pequot Indians, review the lesson named Pequot Indians: History & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Pequot's views on work and the division of labor
  • Explains the European settlers opinion of the Pequot
  • Covers the Pequot War
  • Explores the impact of the fur trade