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Category 1 questions follow

Category 1 questions follow


Category 1

In terms of a governmental body, what do the roots of the Tree of Peace symbolize to the confederacy?

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Category 1


Category 11

Strength/unity/power

10

Category 1


Category 12

According to the author, what is the mission of the Five Nations?

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Category 1


Category 13

Include everyone who agrees to the Constitution

20

Category 1


Category 14

To what other political organizations could you compare the Iroquois confederacy and the Five Nations?

30

Category 1


Category 15

Our federal government and the states working together

30

Category 1


Category 16

With which American institution could you compare the council of the Five Nations?

40

Category 1


Category 17

Our Congress/state representatives

40

Category 1


Category 18

What is the task of the eagle that sits at the top of the Tree of Long Leaves?

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Category 1


Category 19

To warn of danger/watch for danger

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Category 1


Category 2 questions follow

Category 2 questions follow


Category 2

Who is meant to see the smoke of the confederacy council fire as it ascends to the sky?

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Category 2


Category 21

The Iroquois allies (friends) that work with them

10

Category 2


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Why do the lords of the Five Nations give thanks to the earth before they begin deliberations?

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Category 22

Out of respect/to show respect

20

Category 2


Category 23

According to the author, how do the Iroquois refer to their god? (What do they call him?)

30

Category 2


Category 24

The Great Creator

30

Category 2


Category 25

Read the passage.

“It shall be a serious wrong for anyone to lead a lord into trivial affairs, for the people must ever hold their lords high in estimation out of respect to their honorable positions.”

What does this statement ask the lords to guard against, or they will lose the respect of their people?

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Category 2


Category 26

To focus on unimportant (trivial) events/issues/activities

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Category 2


Category 27

For what purpose did the Iroquois use strings of shells?

50

Category 2


Category 28

As money

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Category 2


Category 3 questions follow

Category 3 questions follow


Category 3

What does a candidate for lordship in the Confederacy pledge when he gives four strings of shells?

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Category 3


Category 31

Loyalty to the Constitution/Confederacy/Iroquois people

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Category 3


Category 32

What is suggested to a lord when he is told the following?

“The thickness of your skin shall be seven spans- which is to say that you will be proof against anger, offensive actions, and criticism.”

20

Category 3


Category 33

They will not/should not be hurt or angered by criticism of others

20

Category 3


Category 34

What does the author think about the value of anger?

30

Category 3


Category 35

It will destroy the person (self-destructive)

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Category 3


Category 36

According to the author, what is the most important goal of a confederate lord?

40

Category 3


Category 37

To act for the welfare of all the people

40

Category 3


Category 38

Know the meaning of the following words:

Deliberation

Constitution

Oblivion

Disposition

Tempered

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Category 3


Category 39

Use your book to write in definitions

50

Category 3


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