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Ghost Dance (Grade 9)

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Ghost Dance

The Ghost Dance religion began with which tribe?
  1. Northern Paiute
  2. Miniconjou
  3. Lakota
  4. Navajo
The Ghost Dance movement borrowed elements form many different Native American tribes.
  1. True
  2. False
Practitioners in the Ghost Dance believed that it had what effects?

How long did each Ghost Dance ceremony last?
  1. 1 day
  2. 5 days
  3. 2 weeks
  4. 1 month
Who founded the Ghost Dance movement?
  1. Crazy Horse
  2. Sitting Bull
  3. Tecumseh
  4. Wovoka
The original name of Wovoka's new religion was "Dance in a Circle".
  1. True
  2. False
Wovoka's version of the Ghost Dance embraced pacifism.
  1. True
  2. False
Wearing a ghost shirt was supposed to allow the wearer to communicate with the dead.
  1. True
  2. False
What happened in February 1890 that led to the Lakota embracing the Ghost Dance movement?
  1. Sitting Bull was assassinated
  2. the Bureau of Indian Affairs refused to aid the tribe
  3. a gold rush in the Black Hills led to an influx of white settlers
  4. the government broke a treaty and divided the Great Sioux Reservation into five smaller reservations
Boarding schools for Lakota school children were expected to teach traditional Native American culture.
  1. True
  2. False
Sitting Bull was killed during an arrest attempt for failing to stop the Ghost Dance.
  1. True
  2. False
150 Lakota were killed by the U.S. Army at                 during a botched attempt to confiscate weapons.
  1. Wounded Knee
  2. Standing Rock
  3. Little Big Horn
  4. Bull Run
Out of fear of future violence, participation in the Ghost Dance declined after the massacre at Wounded Knee.
  1. True
  2. False
The Ghost Dance is still practiced by which tribe?
  1. Navajo
  2. Lakota
  3. Caddo
  4. Apache

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