Wounded Knee Massacre

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Wounded Knee Massacre.

1. In What U.S. state did the Wound Knee Massacre take place?
a. Montana
b. Texas
c. Colorado
d. South Dakota
e. Florida

2. What Native American religious movement wanted white men to leave the land?
a. Ghost Dance
b. Kachina Movement
c. Old Man Movement
d. Three Worlds
e. Great Spirit

3. Who was chief of the Native Americans at the Wounded Knee Massacre?
a. Touch the Clouds
b. Spotted Elk
c. Pontiac
d. Cochise
e. Chief Red Cloud

4. What disability did Black Coyote have that may have led to the massacre?
a. He was blind
b. He couldn't walk
c. He was deaf
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

5. True or False: Historians estimate that around half of the Native Americans killed were women and children.

6. What year did the Wounded Knee Massacre take place?
a. 1789
b. 1890
c. 1910
d. 1933
e. 1945

7. Who was leader of the U.S. soldiers at the massacre?
a. Colonel George Custer
b. Robert E. Lee
c. General Grant
d. Colonel James Forsyth
e. Winfield Scott

8. Around how many Native Americans were killed at Wounded Knee Massacre?
a. 4 or 5
b. 20 to 25
c. 50 to 60
d. 90 to 100
e. 150 to 300

9. What famous Native American chief was killed by people trying stop the Ghost Dance?
a. Geronimo
b. Chief Joseph
c. Sitting Bull
d. Crazy Horse
e. Tecumseh

10. True or False: Some of the U.S. soldiers were given medals for their part in the fight.

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