Chapter 8 Section 2 Guided Reading

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  2. By Jared Armsworthy
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Name ______________________ Class ____________________ Date __________________ 12. They urged Ross to sign a __________________ with the Confederacy, but he refused saying that the war would destroy his people and that it would be cruel “to engage them in (________ __________________ ________________) quarrel. 13. Pike continued his mission by ___________________ a treaty with the divided Creek Nation in July, followed by treaties with the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes. 14. The Confederacy assumed______________________________ of the tribes and became responsible for all the obligations to the Indians imposed by former treaties with the United States. 15. (A _______________________________ occurs when someone legally has the authority to make _____________________for and ______________ for and ____________________ all of the property of someone.) 16. At a meeting of 4,000 ____________________, the tribe decided to ___________ the Confederate cause. 17. A Confederate ________________ (a station in a remote or sparsely populated area) was built in the Indian Territory on the Texas Road in November 1861. 18. Pike’s mission through the Indian Territory had opened old ________________. 19. The Indians who supported the ___________________ or who wanted to remain ________________ felt overpowered by those who favored the Confederacy. 20. In spite of the Confederate treaty, Upper Creek leader Opothleyahola and a large number of followers appealed to the “_______________ __________________” (President Lincoln) in Washington, D.C., for help. 21. The group became known as the ______________ ________________, but included about 6,500 Indians from many other tribes. 22. Battles raged on many fronts in the eastern half of the country, and most resulted in ________________________ victories in the first half of the war. 23. __________________forces won a decisive battle at Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas in March 1862. 24. The loss at __________ ________________ weakened the Confederate position in the West. 25. In May 1861, freed slave and abolitionist ___________________ __________________ called for African Americans to _____________________ in the Civil War. Oklahoma: Land of Opportunity Chapter 8 - 2 Page 2 of 4

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Name ______________________ Class ____________________ Date __________________ 26. The ______________ _______ ______________ ________________ was the first engagement of the Civil War in which ______________, _______________, and ________________ troops fought side by side. 27. Union troops were tired and hungry but somewhat__________________ (strengthened) by news of great victories earlier in the month at __________________________ and ________________________. 28. Word reached the Territory of a Confederate plan to have Cooper’s Indian and Texas regiments join with General William Cabell’s Fort Smith forces to _______________ Union troops at Fort Gibson. 29. Union General _______________ decided to attack first, before the two Confederate forces could join. 30. On the night of July 15, he quickly began moving ____________________ and _______________ across the swollen Arkansas River towards _______________ ___________________, a principal Confederate ______________ _______________. 31. The Battle of Honey Springs was the _________________, _____________________, and most ______________________ Civil War battle in the Indian Territory. 32. From September 1863, with the fall of Fort Smith, to the ______________________ by the Confederate Indians in the summer of 1865, the only warfare in Indian Territory was _______________________ activity. 33. A _____________________ is a member of a small military group that harasses the enemy. 34. Colonel ____________________ ______________________, a Confederate raider primarily based in Kansas, periodically roamed the Indian Territory. 35. Indian ____________________ sometimes stole _________________ and ____________________ and _____________________Indian homes or villages. 36. _______________ _________________ raided anything military that could be used by the enemy. 37. Neither the North nor the South had anticipated the many Indian _________________. 38. Confederate Brigadier General ________________ ______________ _____________ attempted to care for the refugees along the Red River Valley, which sometimes numbered almost fourteen ______________________. Oklahoma: Land of Opportunity Chapter 8 - 2 Page 3 of 4

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Name ______________________ Class ____________________ Date __________________ 39. On April 9, 1865, at _________________________ ______________ _____________ in __________________, Confederate General _______________ ____ __________ surrendered to Union General _______________ ____ _______________, ending the Civil War. 40. The last Confederate commander to surrender was General ____________ ____________, who gave up his sword at Doaksville on June 23, 1865. 41. The Indian Territory was _______________________. 42. ______________________, fields, fences, and __________________ were destroyed. 43. All too soon, the Indians had to once again find ways to _________________ their lives. Oklahoma: Land of Opportunity Chapter 8 - 2 Page 4 of 4

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