Quiz 3 Study Guide
Quiz 3 will consist of short answer, multiple choice and short sentences. This will be a timed quiz no more than 45 to 50 minutes, so you need to prepare ahead of time and study your notes before you begin the exam.
- Why is the Tempest a metaphor for studying the history of race in the United States? Who does Caliban represent?
- What is the “savage debate”? How did it affect both the Indians and the Irish?
- Why were the Indians associated with the devil? Understand the qualities associated to them and examples given in chapter.
- What were Jefferson’s (contradictory) views on the Indians? And what policies did he believe in would solve “this Indian” problem?
- What was life like for black and white indentured servants? And what changes occurred in their status due to fears?
- How did de facto slavery become de jure in VA? And what was the justification for slavery?
- How does ‘class’ become the hidden origins of slavery?
- What is Bacon’s Rebellion?
- What were Jefferson’s views/beliefs on slavery? Give as many examples And also how was he ambivalent?
- Who was Phyllis Wheatley and Benjamin Banneker?
- What was Andrew’s Jackson’s justification for Indian removal?
- What was the land allotment program? Explain.
- What is the Treaty of Dancing Creek?
- What is the Cherokee’s Trail of Tears? What happened?
- What does the buffalo represent to the Indians? Explain.
- How did the railroad alter the Indian way of life?
- What is the Indian Appropriation Act of 1871?
- What is the Ghost Dance? Explain
- What was the goal of the Indian reservations?
- What is the Dawes Act? What is its significance to the Indians?
- What is the Burke Act of 1906?
- What is the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934? What did it do?
- What were the tensions that developed with the Navajos?