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Quiz on Colonial Latin American History Midtern, created by Madison Mangels on 02/26/2017.

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  • Colonial Latin American History Midtern

    Question 1 of 14

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    There was quite a bit known about Pre-Columbian America prior to Columbus' encounter

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Explanation

    Question 2 of 14

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    Which area of the Americas was complex with large scale empires, commerce, and trade?

    Select one of the following:

    • Amazons and Rio Grande

    • Andes and Meso-America

    Explanation

    Question 3 of 14

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    Most Native Americans were Mongoloid in descent

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Explanation

    Question 4 of 14

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    Where did the Olmecs reside?

    Select one of the following:

    • Yucatan peninsula

    • Central Mexico

    Explanation

    Question 5 of 14

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    Check off all of the groups of indigenous people who resided in Central Mexico

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Incas

    • Aztecs

    • Olmecs

    • Mayans

    Explanation

    Question 6 of 14

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    Fill the blank space to complete the text.

    was the "divine monarch" of the Aztecs.

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    Question 7 of 14

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    The Aztecs were originally for other city states. In they established the and formed the Aztec Empire. Cities conquered by the Aztecs needed to . The Aztecs believed in periods of . In order to slow down periods of decline, the Aztecs used as a way to satiate their god and in return he would provide them with sunny weather.

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      mercenaries
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      friends
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      1428
      1776
      1776
      1492
      1492
      2017
      2017
      Triple Alliance
      Triple Alliance
      Secret Alliance
      Secret Alliance
      Patent of Sante Fe
      Patent of Sante Fe
      pay tribute
      pay tribute
      be their friends
      be their friends
      vacate their land
      vacate their land
      growth and decline
      growth and decline
      day and night
      day and night
      good and bad
      good and bad
      human sacrifice
      human sacrifice
      orphan tears
      orphan tears
      sacrifice of the firstborn
      sacrifice of the firstborn

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    Question 8 of 14

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    What is Mita?

    Select one of the following:

    • Forced slavery in the Yucatan Peninsula under the Toltec Empire in order to build pyramids.

    • Collective labor service where everyone from the region works together to maintain irrigation.

    Explanation

    Question 9 of 14

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    Huacas were objects and places that connected the spirit world to the real world

    Select one of the following:

    • True
    • False

    Explanation

    Question 10 of 14

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    Select from the dropdown lists to complete the text.

    The Inca Empire was founded around ( 1400 AD, 1000 BC, 200 AD, 1500 AD ) and by the early ( 14th, 10th, 16th ) century stretched from ( Cuba to Florida, California to Columbia, Chile to Columbia ). They ruled over nearly ( 17 million, 7 million people, 700 million people ). The Incas had ( graineries, food banks, farms ) for famine, irrigation, and mountain roads.

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    Question 11 of 14

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    Civil war within which Native American civilization occurred as Pizarro arrived in Peru?

    Select one of the following:

    • Aztec

    • Inca

    • Mayan

    Explanation

    Question 12 of 14

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    Which countries make up the entirety of the Iberian Peninsula? Check all that apply

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Morocco

    • Spain

    • France

    • Portugal

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    Question 13 of 14

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    Spain was originally settled by in an area referred to as Galacia. In 2 BC, it became part of the and was ruled by it for nearly years. The Empire brought advancements such as . Under the Roman Empire came the spread of Christianity. (Santiago) became the patron saint of Spain. Roman Spain collapsed in with the German migration of the . The Visigothic monarchs write the , which established one law for all who inhabit the empire. After the death of the Visigothic King in 710, a civil war breaks out and are able to take over Visgothic Spain. The Muslims, or , rule over Spain from but exist in Spain until 1492.

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      Celts
      Celts
      Hindus
      Hindus
      Greeks
      Greeks
      Roman Empire
      Roman Empire
      Greek Democracy
      Greek Democracy
      islamic state
      islamic state
      5000
      5000
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      500
      50
      50
      drive thrus
      drive thrus
      interstates
      interstates
      aqueducts
      aqueducts
      St Theresa
      St Theresa
      St Sebastian
      St Sebastian
      St James
      St James
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      496
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      694
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      964
      Visigoths
      Visigoths
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      Huns
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      Germans
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      Liber Judiclorum
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      Liber Unum
      Magna Carta
      Magna Carta
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      Muslims
      Jews
      Jews
      Orthodox Greeks
      Orthodox Greeks
      Moors
      Moors
      Hungarians
      Hungarians
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      711-1031
      117-1311
      117-1311
      171-1130
      171-1130

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    Question 14 of 14

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    Muslim Spain falls and breaks into a series of mini kingdoms. Over a period of nearly ( 400 years, 40 years ), Spain is gradually conquered by Christians by ( 1492, 1249, 1400 ). In the early 12th century there are 3 Christain Kingdoms: ( Leon, Aragon, and Castille, Leon, Castille, Portugal, Santa Cruz, Castille, Aragon ). In 1496 the marriage of ( Isabella of Castille, Catharine of Aragon, Queen Elizabeth I ) and ( Sir Thomas Moore, Ferdinand of Aragon, St Anselm of Cantebury ) lead to the unification of Spain. The two become known as the "( Catholic Kings, Jewish Lords, Supreme Leader )".

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