• Native Americans Worksheet

    Native Americans Worksheet

    NAME:…………………………………………

    Date: …………………………….

    Questions:

    1. The birth name of Chief Joseph was ……………………………………………
    2. Chief Joseph, along with his people surrendered to the army on …………………………….
    3. Chief Joseph belonged to ……………………………………… tribe.
    4. In 1862, Chief Little Crow led Sioux Indians in Minnesota to attack ………………………….
    5. S. Calvary General George A. Custer led ………….troops into battle against the Sioux Indians in 1874.
    6. The battle between gold seekers and Sioux Indians that took place in 1874 is known as ………………………………………………
    7. In 1830, ………………………………………………………….passed the Indian Removal Act.
    8. The Indian Removal Act, gave the government power to seize Indian lands and force the Indians to move west of the ……………………….. River.
    9. Sacagawea belonged to ……………………………… tribe.
    10. The poet ………………………………………………… published the epic poem, the Song of Hiawatha.
    11. Pocahontas was the daughter of …………………………………………….
    12. The Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Indians, known as the Five Civilized Tribes lived in …………………………………………………… 

    Answers:

    1. Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt
    2. October 5, 1877
    3. the Nez Pierce
    4. Fort Ridgley
    5. 264
    6. the Battle of the Little Bighorn
    7. President Andrew Jackson
    8. Mississippi
    9. the Lemhi Shoshone 
    10. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    11. Chief Powhatan
    12. the southeast United States