Seminole Tribe

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Seminole Tribe.

1. In what U.S. state did the Seminole tribe originally live?
a. New York
b. Arizona
c. California
d. Oregon
e. Florida

2. What future U.S. president invaded northern Florida during the First Seminole War?
a. Ulysses S. Grant
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Andrew Jackson
d. William Henry Harrison
e. Thomas Jefferson

3. What was the cause of the Second Seminole War?
a. The Spanish wanted to take back Florida
b. The Seminole Tribe was being forced to move to Oklahoma
c. An argument between two Seminole chiefs
d. It was part of the American Revolution with the Seminole on the side of the British
e. All of the above

4. Who was the leader of the Seminole tribe during the Third Seminole War?
a. Billy Bowlegs
b. Sitting Bull
c. Geronimo
d. Osceola
e. Chief Joseph

5. What did the Seminole call the homes they made with wooden posts, open sides, and thatched roofs?
a. Teepees
b. Pueblos
c. Cedar Plank houses
d. Chickees
e. Hogans

6. What was it that women first received when they were babies and never took off?
a. A leather bracelet
b. A bone earring
c. A string of glass beads
d. A silver ring for their pinky finger
e. An ivory hair pin

7. What type of boat did the Seminole hollow out from cypress logs?
a. Kayak
b. Canoe
c. Sail boat
d. Junk
e. Dory

8. True or False: Some escaped slaves joined the Seminole tribe.

9. What was the most important celebration or festival of the year for the Seminole Native Americans?
a. Midwinter Festival
b. Sun Dance
c. Blue Water Festival
d. Alligator Dance
e. Green Corn Dance

10. Who was Osceola?
a. A famous Seminole basket maker
b. The first Seminole to see the Pacific Ocean
c. A leader who refused to surrender during the Second Seminole War
d. The Seminole who agreed to sell Florida for land in Oklahoma
e. The first Native American to win a gold medal

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