Sioux Indian Tribe: History, Facts & Culture


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Where did the Sioux Indians came from?

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1. What mineral brought white people to Sioux land?

2. Why did railroads sell tickets to hunt wild buffalo from moving trains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the Sioux tribe and how they arrived in North America.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Where the Sioux Indians came from
  • Minerals that attracted white settlers to Sioux land
  • The Fort Laramie Treaty

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Sioux tribe
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the purpose of hunting buffalo from moving trains
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Sioux Indians' attempts to regain their territory in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Sioux Indians, study the accompanying lesson titled Sioux Indian Tribe: History, Facts & Culture. This lesson looks at the following objectives:

  • Details the Sioux's arrival in America
  • Explains how the Spanish explorers brought horses to the Sioux tribe
  • Covers the Great Sioux War of 1876
  • Explores the Battle of the Little Bighorn