Part 5: The Frontier Army

Questions: Section 4

Comprehension Questions

  1. Who led a group of about 200 settlers and gold seekers through North Dakota in 1864?
  2. What temporary fort had six-foot-high sod walls surrounding it?
  3. A white flag is a symbol of what?
  4. Name the teenager who was captured by Lakota warriors and held captive for five months.
  5. When writing a letter for Lakota warriors demanding guns, what did Fanny Kelly include in the letter?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Give examples of Fanny Kelly’s intelligence in saving herself and Fort Rice. What are some other things you might have done if you had been in her place?