Sunday, December 9, 2012

Chapter 7: As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs (Deeper Reading Exercise)

What is the title of this chapter?
Predict what this chapter will be about.
What is the subtitle on page 105?
In paragraph #1, Zinn discusses land speculation? Do you know what a land speculator does?
What historic event is mentioned in paragraph #3?
Name the historic figure mentioned in paragraph #7?
Zinn discusses treaties throughout chapter 7. Do you know what a treaty is?
Which three words best describe Jackson's actions toward Southern Indians with respect to their land?
What date is mentioned in paragraph #10?
What is the significance of this date?
What is the title of the painting on pages 110 and 111?
How does the painting connect with the material in chapter 7?
What is the subtitle on page 112?
Which three states were mentioned in paragraph #14?
What is the main idea of paragraph #14?
Which tribe is mentioned in paragraph #18?
What is the subtitle on page 116?
Which tribe is mentioned in paragraph #19?
In paragraph #23, which words best describe what happened to the Creeks forced from their lands?
What evidence is used to demonstrate the government's lack of support/protection of Indians from whites encroaching on their land? (paragraph #20)
Which tribe is mentioned in paragraph #24?
Which tribe is mentioned in paragraph #27?
What is paragraph #27 about?
What historic event was described in paragraph #29?
What date is mentioned in paragraph #29?
List three words used in paragraph #30 that describe what happened to the Cherokee on their march westward.
What is paragraph #30 about?
How does Zinn conclude chapter 7?

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