Sand Creek & the Red River War: American Indian Wars


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Which of these men was the chief of Sand Creek?

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1. The Massacre of Sand Creek occurred during the

2. Who led the attack against the Cheyenne of Sand Creek?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Though they are not often taught in history classes, the Sand Creek Massacre and the Red River War were two significant events in the history of conflicts between the United States government and Native Americans. This lesson and assessment will go over some key information on these events, such as when they occurred and notable figures related to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The chief of Sand Creek
  • When the Massacre at Sand Creek occurred
  • Who led the massacre
  • What caused the Red River War

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you can answer the assessment questions by accurately recalling important information on the Sand Creek Massacre and the Red River War
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of the historical context of both of these events and some important figures related to them
  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer the assessment questions on some key facts related to these events of the American Indian Wars

Additional Learning

If you're interested in further information, review this lesson called Sand Creek & the Red River War: American Indian Wars. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Background on the American Indian Wars
  • The Sand Creek Massacre
  • The Red River War
  • Retaliation by the Native Americans