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"The First Americans" Review

Quiz by Sara Palczynski

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  • Q1
    What truth about the First Americans do school children need to learn?
    The truth about white victories
    The truth about American Indians
    The truth about British history
    30s
  • Q2
    What do the First Americans believe in?
    America Only
    America First
    America Second
    America Last
    30s
  • Q3
    How are white victories typically described in school histories?
    Battles
    Losses
    Conquests
    Massacres
    30s
  • Q4
    What are Indian victories typically referred to as in school histories?
    Massacres
    Battles
    Triumphs
    Victories
    30s
  • Q5
    Why did Indians kill white men?
    Indians were always fighting
    Indians are naturally violent
    Indians enjoyed killing white men
    White men took their lands and killed their animals
    30s
  • Q6
    How are Indians typically described by white men?
    Treacherous
    Peace-loving
    Noble
    Civilized
    30s
  • Q7
    What characteristics define civilization?
    Large population and economic prosperity
    Noble religion and philosophy, original arts, stirring music, rich history and legend
    Military power and conquest
    Advanced technology and infrastructure
    30s
  • Q8
    What does the source text ask school children to be taught about the First Americans?
    the myths
    the lies
    the truth
    the propaganda
    30s
  • Q9
    According to the source text, what should be included in history books about Indians and the World War?
    the Indian's defeat
    the white man's victories
    the injustice towards Indians
    the Indian's part in the war
    30s
  • Q10
    Read the quote and decide which rhetorical appeal is being used: "White men called Indians savages. What is civilization? It marks are a noble religion and philosophy, original arts, stirring music, rich history, and legend. We had these. Then we were not savages, but a civilized race." (Paragraph 5).
    Pathos
    Logos
    Ethos
    30s
  • Q11
    Read a quote and decide which rhetorical appeal is being used: "You tell all white men "America First." We believe in that. We are the only ones truly, that are 100 percent" (Paragraph 1).
    Pathos
    Logos
    Ethos
    30s
  • Q12
    Read the quote and decide which rhetorical appeal is being used: "The Indian has long been hurt by these unfair books. We ask only that our story be told in fairness" (Paragraph 10).
    Ethos
    Pathos
    Logos
    30s
  • Q13
    What is the author's' purpose of "The First Americans?"
    Entertain and Inform
    Persuade and Entertain
    Inform and Persuade
    30s
  • Q14
    Who is the audience for this letter?
    Your mom
    The mayor of Chicago
    The people of Chicago
    30s

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