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Question 1: Some groups on the region's mesas developed irrigation techniques, and filled storehouses with grain as protection against the area's frequent ________.
Kyoto ProtocolDroughtDeforestationClimate change and agriculture

Question 2: ________ believed that while Native Americans were the intellectual equals of whites, they had to live like the whites or inevitably be pushed aside by them.
Thomas JeffersonJohn AdamsJames MonroeBenjamin Franklin

Question 3: In 1965, American ________ Henry Dobyns published studies estimating the original population at 10 to 12 million.
CultureSocial anthropologySocial sciencesAnthropology

Question 4: Some tribes, such as the Winnemem Wintu of ________, feel that casinos and their proceeds destroy culture from the inside out.
Redding, CaliforniaRed Bluff, CaliforniaChico, CaliforniaSacramento, California

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Cultural areas of pre-Columbian North America, according to Alfred Kroeber.
  Bronze medals struck at behest of Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson and carried by Joseph Martin to give to Cherokee allies of colonial forces. Notice peace pipe atop the medal
  Mishikinakwa ("Little Turtle")'s forces defeated an American force of nearly 1000 U.S Army soldiers and other casualties at the Battle of the Wabash in 1791.
  Native Americans flee from the allegorical representation of Manifest Destiny, Columbia, painted in 1872 by John Gast

Question 6: The ________ (1876) was one of the greatest Native American victories.
George Armstrong CusterBattle of the Little BighornCultural depictions of George Armstrong CusterGreat Sioux War of 1876–77

Question 7: Much later, on April 5, 1614, Pocahontas married Englishman ________, and they had a child called Thomas Rolfe.
Jamestown SettlementStarving TimeJohn RolfeChristopher Newport

Question 8: ________ of Native Americans was a charted purpose for some European colonies.
Germanic ChristianityByzantine EmpireCrusadesChristianization

Question 9: During the ________, the artist John White made watercolors and engravings of the people native to the southeastern states.
11th century17th century15th century16th century

Question 10:
What is the metropolitican population of Native Americans in the United States?
6.8 million are registered
ca. 76 to 80 million
In combination with one or more other races: 1.6 million are registered
350 million.

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