Minnesota History What ways did early American Indians
use to record their History?
A. Pencil and paper.
For each question please
circle the answer you B. Pictures on animal hides and rocks.
think is best.
C. Sound and video recordings.
What is this a picture of?
A. Rock for making
B. Graffiti or
C. Petroglyphs or
Question 3 Question 4
What is a Winter Count? What groups exchanged items and
cultures during the fur trade?
A. A picture drawn on an animal hide to A. Dakota, Ojibwe, and Europeans.
remember the past.
B. A count of how many cold days there B. Navajo, Apache, and Europeans.
are in a year.
C. A picture drawn in the snow to C. Dakota, Ojibwe, and Mexicans.
remember the winter.
What are these women doing? Image 2
A. Looking for
Question 6 Question 7
What job did a clerk do during What items were traded at the
the fur trade? fur trading post?
A. Translated Dakota into English. A. Candy, stamps, and shells.
B. Moved trade items into and furs out of
Minnesota by canoe. B. Tools, cloth, and beaver fur.
C. Traded items and kept records at C. Fur, wood, and money.
the fur trade post.
Question 8 Question 9
Which are things that are found What was this used building for?
near the mills in Minneapolis?
A. St. Anthony falls, Fort Snelling, and the
Mississippi river. A. People made trains
B. Minnehaha falls, Cherry Spoon bridge, and B. People made flour
Minnesota river. here.
C. People lived here.
C. St. Anthony falls, the Stone Arch bridge, and C. Waterfalls a.
the Mississippi river.
Image 3 What are three places grain
visits before it becomes flour?
A. A grain elevator, a train car, and a mill.
B. A bakery, a farmers market, and an
C. Both A and B.
Question 11 Question 12
Why did they build mills at St. Why do refugees leave their own
Antony falls? country?
A. Waterfalls are very powerful and the A. They are looking for a colder place to
power can be used by people at the live.
B. Waterfalls are very beautiful and the
people a t the mill liked to watch B. Their own country is no longer safe.
C. Waterfalls are very powerful and
can push the boats in front of the C. Their own country does not have
mill. enough land.
What story does this quilt tell you? Image 4
A. People taking a
walk and a swim.
B. People who are
country to find
C. People who are
leaving their country
because of war.
Question 14 Question 15
What are some challenges for What two major groups of refugees
refugees living in Minnesota? are living in Minnesota today?
A. The language and the weather.
A. Hmong and Somali
B. Finding jobs and missing their
B. Russian and German
C. Swedish and Hmong
C. Both A and B.