1. What is the conflict in this article?
We chose D, the U.S. government will not recognize the Lumbee as an Indian tribe because the U.S. government says that since the Lumbee changed their language because the Scottish and Irish immigrants settled on their territory they mixed and changed language from the Siuoan to an English with an unusual way of grammar.
2. What is the purpose of the fourth paragraph?
We chose D, to introduce the main idea of the article because the fourth paragraph talks all about their language and why they change
3. Which of the following does not describe the Lumbee?
We chose A, scottish and Irish immigrants, because it’s true that this immigrants settled there too, but the text never states that they mixed between them both.
4.Why did the Lumbee probably start to speak English?
We chose D, to communicate with English-speaking settlers because in some way the needed to communicate with the Irish and Scottish people and hand language isn’t as effective as talking, and they needed to talk with them to simple to know why are they staying there, how did the come from, or more complex things like trading or exchanging things.
5. What does the final paragraph reveal about the author?
We chose C, the author’s opinion on the Lumbee’s status. Because he or she says that the Lumbee’s are proud of what they are, and where do they come from, they are only waiting to government to recognize it too, so it makes us thinks that he or she actually agrees with the Lumbee’s.
6. Why does the author include information about the Lumbee’s unique way of speaking.
We chose D, to explain why the U.S. government refuses to recognize them because otherwise there is no reason to the author to include that because the article is not talking the Lumbee’s culture, or history, it is talking about why do the government does not recognize them as a tribe, and the reason is that the changed their original language that is the Siouan to a little...