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Well-known Native American Chiefs

written by: Moonshine
 
They were important historical figures, some of them were famous warriors and negotiators. Even if you don't know much about American history, you surely have come across their names in a book or a top-chart Hollywood movie. Test your memory with this quiz about remarkable Native American men!

Question 1:


Chief Goyathlay, generally known as Geronimo, was a prominent leader of the last major independent Native American warriors, who refused to surrender to the U.S. government. Which tribe did he belong to?
Cree
Apache
Lakota
Cherokee

Question 2:

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Tatanka Lyotake, leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn, is known under what other name?
Sitting Bull
Little Crow
Two Face
Lame Deer


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Question 3:


Chief Red Cloud led the most successful Native American war against the U.S. military and forced the Government to sign the Treaty of Fort Laramie.
False
True

Question 4:


Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle and his band were attacked by the U.S. Cavalry on November 27, 1868. This bloody massacre remained in history under what name?
The Black Death
The Cheyenne's Last Stand
Battle of Washita River
Battle of Blood River

Question 5:

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In the Star Trek universe, a starship was named after Crazy Horse, a respected leader of the Oglala Sioux Native American tribe.
False
True


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Question 6:


This warrior, who led the Seminole resistance in Florida during the Second Seminole War, was captured by deceit and died in 1838.
Crow Dog
Osceola
Black Kettle
Chief George

Question 7:

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Was the city of Seattle, Washington, actually named after the famous Chief Seattle, who reportedly gave the speech known as "Chief Seattle's Reply"?
No
Yes


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Question 8:

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Which Chief is commemorated with a monument in South Dakota, carved into the mountain in the tradition of Mount Rushmore?
Crazy Horse
He Dog
Geronimo
Red Cloud


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Question 9:


Which one of these Native American warriors did not participate in the Battle of Little Bighorn in June 1876?
American Horse
Crazy Horse
Gall
Osceola

Question 10:


This Native American chief of the Nez Perce tribe, called by the press "the Red Napoleon", was a renowned peacemaker. He is famous for his words: "I am tired of fighting.... From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever."
He Dog
Two Moons
Geronimo
Chief Joseph

 


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