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Stand Watie: Quiz


Question 1: In 1862, after John Ross fled the Cherokee Nation for ________, Stand Watie was elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.
AtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaBostonWashington, D.C.

Question 2: Watie's force reportedly fought in more battles west of the ________ than any other unit.
LouisianaMississippi RiverMinnesotaIowa

Question 3: government in 1838 in a journey known as the "________," during which thousands died.
Georgia (U.S. state)AtlantaTrail of TearsCherokee removal

Question 4: The brothers were nephews of ________, and cousins to John Ridge.
Major RidgeChickamauga Wars (1776–1794)John Ross (Cherokee chief)Cherokee

Question 5: He commanded the Confederate Indian cavalry of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi made up mostly of Cherokee, Muskogee and ________.
Native Americans in the United StatesSeminoleMuscogee (Creek)Florida

Question 6: He also served as ________ 1862-1866.
Cherokee historyPrincipal Chiefs of the CherokeeTimeline of Cherokee removalChickamauga Wars (1776–1794)

Question 7: Watie is noted for his role in the Battle of Pea Ridge, ________, a Union victory, on March 6–8, 1862.
Georgia (U.S. state)MissouriAlabamaArkansas

Question 8: The other was ________, a Seneca who fought on the Union side.
Ely S. ParkerUlysses S. GrantAmerican Civil WarUnion Army

Question 9: After Chief John Ross and the Cherokee Council decided to support the Confederacy, Watie organized a regiment of ________.

Question 10: The Watie brothers stood in favor of the Removal of the Cherokee to Oklahoma and were members of the group that signed the ________.
John Ross (Cherokee chief)Timeline of Cherokee removalTreaty of New EchotaCherokee removal

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