Dawes Act: History & Consequences


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The Dawes Act is the informal name given to which congressional act?

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1. The Dawes Act was intended to put an end to the violence that were the result of what collection of conflicts?

2. What did Henry Dawes believe was essential for becoming a productive American citizen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can count on this quiz and worksheet asking you about the initial intent of the Dawes Plan, its founder, and major points of the plan.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You're going to be tested on the following:

  • Formal name of the Dawes Plan
  • Purpose of the plan
  • Harry Dawes' take on being a productive American
  • Major point of the plan
  • Acts prior to the Dawes Plan

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Henry Dawes' beliefs about American citizenship and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the rationale behind the Dawes Plan and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related American government lesson

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the assistance of our corresponding lesson titled Dawes Plan: Definition & Lesson. This lesson will uncover more information about things like:

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  • Five major points of the Dawes Plan