Questions: Section 1

Comprehension Questions

  1. What did Columbus call the people who were living on this continent? Why?
  2. What name was used to avoid confusion?
  3. What are people who are born in a certain place or country called?
  4. If “Native” is capitalized, it refers to whom?
  5. The best way to refer to American Indians is by their what?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. Why is it important to refer to American Indians by their tribes?
  2. Who is an American Indian?