Early History of Michigan


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What was the Confederacy of the Three Fires?

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1. What was the main interest of the French in Michigan?

2. Who was Father Marquette?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of Michigan from before the first Europeans arrived to 1812 with these assessments. Questions focus on significant people involved and the interest of the people in that area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Goals of Pontiac's Rebellion
  • Interests of the French in Michigan
  • The Grand Council

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Confederacy of the Three Fires
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Father Marquette
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Michigan's history

Additional Learning

Learn more about the state of Michigan by completing the lesson titled Early History of Michigan. The covered objectives include:

  • Know which other tribes lived in Michigan
  • Define the term voyageurs
  • Review the Seven Years War