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American Indian War History Quiz

How much do you know about the first wars in America? Take the American Indian War History Quiz to find out.

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How much do you know about the first wars in America? Take the American Indian War History Quiz to find out.

1. What U.S. general defeated the Shawnee tribe at Tippecanoe in order to settle the region that became Indiana?

  • William Judd
  • William H. Harrison
  • George Crook
  • Nelson Miles

2. What was the most notable conflict in the southwestern United States, which was led by Popé, against the Spaniards in 1680?

  • Pueblo uprising
  • Iroquois uprising
  • Wampanoag uprising
  • Narragansett uprising

3. In which region of the U.S. did the King Philip's War occur in 1675–1676?

  • Northwest Territory
  • The Plains
  • Southwest
  • New England

4. Numerous quarrels between settlers in the Connecticut valley and the Pequot tribe led to what war in 1637?

  • Sassacus War
  • Mohegan War
  • Pequot War
  • Algonquian War

5. In what year was a policy made by the U.S. government to remove the indigenous population to reservations across the Mississippi River?

  • 1815
  • 1830
  • 1818
  • 1825

6. The U.S. government signed a peace treaty with the Seminole tribe to move westward from Florida to what state?

  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Colorado

7. How much money was spent during the Seminole War by the U.S. government?

  • $100,000
  • $1,000,000
  • $5,000,000
  • $20,000,000

8. Which tribe was massacred during a surprise attack at dawn in Sand Creek, Colorado, led by Col. John M. Chivington?

  • Cheyenne
  • Sioux
  • Apache
  • Kiowa

9. What is considered the last battle of the Indian Wars?

  • Wounded Knee
  • Fetterman Massacre
  • Custer's last Stand
  • Sand Creek

10. In what year was the Dawes Act passed by the U.S. Congress?

  • 1875
  • 1808
  • 1880
  • 1887

1. What U.S. general defeated the Shawnee tribe at Tippecanoe in order to settle the region that became Indiana?
William H. Harrison

2. What was the most notable conflict in the southwestern United States, which was led by Popé, against the Spaniards in 1680?
Pueblo uprising

3. In which region of the U.S. did the King Philip's War occur in 1675–1676?
New England

4. Numerous quarrels between settlers in the Connecticut valley and the Pequot tribe led to what war in 1637?
Pequot War

5. In what year was a policy made by the U.S. government to remove the indigenous population to reservations across the Mississippi River?
1815

6. The U.S. government signed a peace treaty with the Seminole tribe to move westward from Florida to what state?
Oklahoma

7. How much money was spent during the Seminole War by the U.S. government?
$20,000,000

8. Which tribe was massacred during a surprise attack at dawn in Sand Creek, Colorado, led by Col. John M. Chivington?
Cheyenne

9. What is considered the last battle of the Indian Wars?
Wounded Knee

10. In what year was the Dawes Act passed by the U.S. Congress?
1887

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