True or False
Multiple Choice
Treaties 1
Treaties 2

100

White settlers and American Indians viewed the land in the same way.
What is false.

100

One of the pieces of land Zebulon Pike purchased from the Dakota in 1805 became the site of: A - Duluth, B - Rochester, C - Fort Snelling, D - Traverse de Sioux
What is C, Fort Snelling.

100

After an 1805 treaty, _____ _______________ was built.
What is Fort Snelling.

100

Give one reason as to why some Dakota wanted to make treaties with the U.S. government.
What is teacher's choice.

200

A treaty is a written agreement between two or more nations.
What is true.

200

Which of the following is true of George Bonga? A - His father was an African American Fur trader, B - His mother was Ojibwe, C - He could speak three languages, D - All of the above.
What is D, all of the above.

200

Which settlements started popping up after the treaty of 1837? Name at least two.
What is Marine on St. Croix, Taylors Falls, Stillwater, and Pig's Eye Landing.

200

Give another reason as to why some Dakota wanted to make treaties with the U.S. government.
What is teacher's choice.

300

Language interpreters were important at treaty meetings.
What is true.

300

At the treaty of Traverse de Sioux, the Dakota signed two copies of the treaty and: A - the Treaty of Mendota, B - an agreement to give traders money, C - a third copy of the treaty, D - the Magna Carta.
What is B - an agreement to give traders money.

300

What was the third document signed by the Dakota as part of the treaty of Traverse de Sioux?
What is a document that gave part of the treaty money to traders.

300

Give two reasons as to why some Dakota DID NOT want to make treaties with the U.S. government.
What is they felt land wasn't something you could sell, and they worries the U.S. would not keep its promises.

400

The U.S. government built Fort Snelling to protect the local fur trade from the British.
What is true.

400

Almost immediately after the Treaty of Traverse de Sioux was signed, white settlers began: A - rushing in to Minnesota to claim land, B - fighting with the Dakota, C - talking with the U.S. government about getting land in Minnesota, D - helping the Dakota move their possession to reservations.
What is A - rushing in to Minnesota to claim land.

400

What happened after the Treaty of Traverse de Sioux in 1851?
What is streams of white settlers began rushing in and the Dakota lost most of their remaining land.

400

Why did U.S. government officials want to make treaties with the Dakota? why did missionaries want to make treaties with the Dakota? why did fur traders want to make treaties with the Dakota? answer one of these questions.
What is government officials wanted to open new land for settlement to make the U.S. great, missionaries wanted to convert the Dakota to Christianity and they thought treaties would help, and fur traders wanted the Dakota to settle their debts with treaty money.

500

The treaty of Traverse de Sioux was the first treaty signed in Minnesota.
What is false.

500

The official meeting to make the Treaty of Traverse de Sioux lasted for: A - six hours, B - six days, C - six months, D - six years.
What is B - six days.

500

Who was the main negotiator at the Treaty of Traverse de Sioux? the main U.S. government official? the main missionary? the main fur trader? Answer two of these questions.
What is George Bonga, Alexander Ramsey, Stephen Riggs, and Henry Sibley.

500

What were three or more results of the treaties of Traverse de Sioux and Mendota?
What is the Dakota gave up almost all their land, they were promised $3 million and a permanent reservation, some cash went to fur traders and missionaries, "permanent" reservations became temporary, and white settlers began pouring in to MN.