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Question 1: Henry Dawes died in ________, in the year 1903.
North Adams, MassachusettsDalton, MassachusettsBecket, MassachusettsPittsfield, Massachusetts

Question 2: Dawes most prominent achievement in Congress was the passage in 1887 of the General Allotment Act of 1887 (________), ch.
Indian Removal ActDawes RollsDawes ActOklahoma Indian Welfare Act

Question 3: It was this commission that registered the members of the ________ and many Indian names appear on the rolls.
ChoctawMuscogee (Creek)CherokeeFive Civilized Tribes

Question 4: In 1875, succeeded ________ as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, serving until 1893.
Edward EverettJohn Quincy AdamsDaniel WebsterCharles Sumner

Question 5: 388, 25 U.S.C. § 331 et seq., which authorized the ________ to survey Indian tribal land and divide the area into allotments for the individual Indian.
United States Marine CorpsPresident of the United StatesMilitary history of the United StatesUnited States Navy

Question 6: He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1848-1849 and in 1852, in the state Senate in 1850, and in the ________.
Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1853Nantucket, MassachusettsMassachusetts SenateMassachusetts State House

Question 7: In late 1871 and early 1872, Dawes became an ardent supporter of the creation of ________.
Yellowstone National ParkGlacier National Park (U.S.)Bitterroot National ForestAbsaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

Question 8: Henry Laurens Dawes (October 30, 1816 – February 5, 1903) was a Republican United States Senator and United States Representative, notable for the ________.
Indian Removal ActOklahoma Indian Welfare ActDawes ActDawes Rolls

Question 9: After graduating from Yale University in 1839, he taught at ________, and also edited The Greenfield Gazette.
Franklin County, MassachusettsGreenfield, MassachusettsPittsfield, MassachusettsNorth Adams, Massachusetts

Question 10: From 1853 to 1857, he was United States district attorney for the western district of Massachusetts; and from 1857 to 1875, he was a Republican member of the ________.
United States SenateState governments of the United StatesUnited States CongressUnited States House of Representatives


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