Chapter 1 ~ Creating America- World in 1500

Question 1 of 57

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The Portuguese developed an improved ship with triangular sails as well as square sails called the

Select one of the following:

  • caravel

  • carnival

  • navigator

  • armada

Question 2 of 57

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Finding the first all-water route to Asia meant that the dealings with the Muslims and Italians came to an end. What country founded this all-water route?

Select one of the following:

  • Spain

  • England

  • Portugal

  • Italy

Question 3 of 57

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An Italian sailor that thought he knew a faster route to Asia

Select one of the following:

  • Christopher Columbus

  • Bartolomueu Dias

  • Vasco da Gama

  • Giovanni da Verrazzono

Question 4 of 57

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When Portugal takes control of this trade in Asia due to their findings of an all-water route to Asia, all of Europe searches for more routes

Select one of the following:

  • Sugar trade

  • LInen trade

  • gold trade

  • Spice trade

Question 5 of 57

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All but the following are known mistakes of Columbus' route

Select one of the following:

  • He calculated it would be a short journey to sail west across the Atlantic Ocean because he relied on the writings of Marco Polo and Paolo Toscanelli who claimed the size of Asia stretched farther west to east than it really did.

  • He underestimated the distance around the globe

  • He thought the globe was only 1/3 the size it is

  • Thought the Atlantic Ocean must be small

Question 6 of 57

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Which one is NOT a reason Spain would not fund Christopher Columbus

Select one of the following:

  • royal council had doubts about Columbus' calculations

  • Spanish monarchs were in a costly war to drive the Muslims out of Spain

  • They did not want to spread Christianity

  • Columbus' was asking a high payment for his services

Question 7 of 57

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Why did King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella fund Columbus

Select one of the following:

  • for profit only

  • because they believed in Columbus

  • to spread Christianity

  • for profit and to spread Christianity

Question 8 of 57

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When Columbus reached land on an island in the Caribbean Sea, he thought he had reached the Southwest Asia where he greeted the Taino people and called them

Select one of the following:

  • Aztecs

  • Indians

  • Navigators

  • Hispanics

Question 9 of 57

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One of the main goals of European exploration was to

Select one of the following:

  • form alliances

  • end mercantilism

  • find slaves

  • spread

  • Christianity

Question 10 of 57

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Which explorers found an all-water route to Africa and India

Select one or more of the following:

  • Christopher Columbus

  • Bartolomeu Dias

  • Vasco de Gama

  • Giovanni da Verrazzano

Question 11 of 57

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What were the names of the ships Columbus assembled

Select one or more of the following:

  • Santa Maria

  • Caravel

  • Nina

  • Pinta

  • Armada

Question 12 of 57

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The line of Demarcation is changed by the

Select one of the following:

  • Treaty of Tordesillas

  • Conquistador

  • Spanish Armada

  • Encomienda

Question 13 of 57

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Countries gainded wealth, raw materials, and trade markets by using

Select one of the following:

  • mercantilism

  • domestication

  • columbian exchange

  • African Diaspora

Question 14 of 57

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In order to have a favorable balance of trade a country must

Select one of the following:

  • import more than they export

  • export more than they import

Question 15 of 57

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What is the main purpose of mercantilism

Select one of the following:

  • increase the money in a countries treasury by having a favorable balance of trade

  • gain as much land as possible

  • create more imports than exports

Question 16 of 57

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This Italian sailor set out in 1501 to find a sea route to Asia but realized that when he sailed west like Columbus he did not reach Asia. The new land was named after him.

Select one of the following:

  • Amerigo Vespucci

  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa

  • Ferdinand Magellan

  • Hernando Cortes

Question 17 of 57

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In 1519 this explorer led an expedition through the jungles of Panama and reached the Pacific ocean.

Select one of the following:

  • Amerigo Bespucci

  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa

  • Ferdinand Magellan

  • Hernando Cortes

Question 18 of 57

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This Portuguese sailor set out to reach Asia by sailing west around South America and although he died on the long journey his crew carried on and were the first to sail around the world.

Select one of the following:

  • Amerigo Vespucci

  • Vasco Nunez de alboa

  • Ferdinand Magellan

  • Henando Cortes

Question 19 of 57

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What were the reasons Columbus lost Spanish support

Select one or more of the following:

  • failed to bring back riches

  • Spain wanted all the riches Columbus brought back

  • he did not spread Christianity

  • he spread Christianity

Question 20 of 57

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Spanish soldiers that explored the Americas and claimed them for Spain

Select one of the following:

  • Armadas

  • Encomieate

  • Montazuma

  • Conquistadors

Question 21 of 57

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Conquistador that after landing in Central America he and his 508 men set their sights on conquering the mighty Aztec Empire.

Select one of the following:

  • Montezuma

  • Francisco Pizzaro

  • Ferdinand Magellan

  • Hernando Cortes

Question 22 of 57

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Montezuma was a leader. Which leader was he?

Select one of the following:

  • Spanish leader

  • Portguese leader

  • Aztec leader

  • African leader

Question 23 of 57

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One reason Spain was able to defeat Native American empires was because of its

Select one of the following:

  • alliance with Montezuma

  • superior weapons

  • missionary work

  • superior numbers

Question 24 of 57

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This conquistador marched on the Incas in Peru with an army of 180 men and conquered the Incas.

Select one of the following:

  • Herando Cortes

  • Ferdinand Magellan

  • Francisco Pizzaro

  • Montezuma

Question 25 of 57

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What were the reasons that the Spanish were successful to defeat the Aztec and Incan empires

Select one or more of the following:

  • The spread of European disease killed millions of Native Americans

  • The Spanish were execllent sailors and soldiers and also had superior weapons

  • The Incas and Aztecs had less men to fight with

  • Spain made alliances with Native Americans who were enemies of the Aztecs and Incas

Question 26 of 57

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Spain conquered the Aztecs with the invisable weapon which was

Select one of the following:

  • guns

  • ships

  • disease

  • bombs

Question 27 of 57

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This kept Spaniards hopes high to collect treasures from North America as they did in Mexico and Peru.

Select one of the following:

  • Cities of Gold

  • Spices

  • Sugar

  • Columbian Exchange

Question 28 of 57

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Coronado, Soto, and Cabrillo all went out in search of the cities of gold but all three failed to find the fabled cities.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 29 of 57

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Discovered Newfoundland, Canada

Select one of the following:

  • Hernando Cortes

  • Franciso Pizarro

  • Giovanni de Verrranzo

  • John Cabot

Question 30 of 57

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English explorer who sailed for the Dutch and landed at the coast of present-day New York.

Select one of the following:

  • Henry Hudson

  • John Cabot

  • Jacques Cartier

  • Bartolome de Las Casas

Question 31 of 57

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Italian sailor who sailed for the French with hopes of finding an all-water route to Asia.

Select one of the following:

  • Jacques Cartier

  • John Cabot

  • Giovanni de Verrranzo

  • Henry Hudson

Question 32 of 57

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French sailor who sailed up the St. Lawrence River to present day Montreal.

Select one of the following:

  • John Cabot

  • Giovanni de Verrranzo

  • Jacques Cartier

  • Christopher Columbus

Question 33 of 57

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Who became angered as France and England gained land in the Americas

Select one of the following:

  • Portugal

  • Spain

  • Aztecs

  • Incas

Question 34 of 57

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One of the battlegrounds in North America was Florida between the Spanish and the French. Who was driven out of Florida?

Select one of the following:

  • Spain

  • France

Question 35 of 57

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Large fleet of ships sent to invade England and restore Catholicism.

Select one of the following:

  • Spanish Armada

  • Columbian Exchange

  • Encomienda

  • Caravel

Question 36 of 57

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Who defeated the Spanish Armada in the English Channel with fater ships and an assist from mother nature.

Select one of the following:

  • France

  • England

  • Portugal

Question 37 of 57

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The English victory over Spain had two important effects

Select one or more of the following:

  • England would become independant and remain Protestant

  • England would take over Spain and spread Christianity

  • It showed that Spain could be defeated

  • No one would ever try to defeat Spain

Question 38 of 57

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Who paid for the oversea expansion of colonies in America in England

Select one of the following:

  • English rulers

  • Private citizens

  • Wealthy and powerful people

Question 39 of 57

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Founder of fur-trading post a Quebec

Select one of the following:

  • Samuel de Champlain

  • John Cabot

  • Giovanni de Verrranzo

  • Bartolome de Las Casas

Question 40 of 57

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First permanent French colony in North America

Select one of the following:

  • New France

  • Florida

  • New Netherland

  • New Amsterdam

Question 41 of 57

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The defeat of the Spanish Armada was important because

Select one of the following:

  • Spain was unable to rebuild its navy

  • Spain lost its colonial possessions

  • the world saw that Spain could be beaten

  • the English gained all of Spain's lands

Question 42 of 57

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Grant of native American slave labor.

Select one of the following:

  • Hacienda

  • Encomienda

  • Missionary

  • Plantation

Question 43 of 57

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The colonies were divided into a class system. Which order reflects the people with the most power to the least power.

Select one of the following:

  • Creoles, Spaniards, Native Americans/Slaves, Mestizos

  • Spaniards, Mestizos, Creoles, Native Americans/Slaves

  • Spaniards, Creoles, Mestizos, Native Americans/Slaves

Question 44 of 57

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Spaniards were

Select one of the following:

  • Native to Spain

  • Mixed Spanish and Native American Ancestory

  • Spanish settlers born into colonies

Question 45 of 57

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Creoles were

Select one of the following:

  • Native to Spain

  • Mixed Spanish and Native American ancestory

  • Spanish settlers born into colonies

Question 46 of 57

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Mestizos were

Select one of the following:

  • Native to Spain

  • Mixed Spanish and Native American ancestory

  • Spanish settlers born into colonies

Question 47 of 57

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Large farm or estate were called Haciendas.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 48 of 57

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Large farm that raises cash crops were called

Select one of the following:

  • Haciendas

  • Racism

  • Plantations

  • farms

Question 49 of 57

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Spaniard who fought for Native American rights.

Select one of the following:

  • Bartolome de Las Casas

  • Samuel de Champlain

  • Jacques Cartier

  • Giovanni de Verrranzo

Question 50 of 57

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When 12 million Africans had been ensleaved and shipped to the Western Hemisphere

Select one of the following:

  • slavery

  • African Diaspora

  • Middle Passage

  • Columbian Exchange

Question 51 of 57

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As Native Americans began to die out Aftican Slavery rose in the colonies and they were enslaved because

Select one or more of the following:

  • they were immune to European disease

  • they didn't have friends to seek help from in America

  • they were a permanent source of cheap labor

  • they had experiences working on farms

Question 52 of 57

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Middle leg of the triangular trade route that brought captured Africans to the Americas to serve as slaves.

Select one of the following:

  • middle passage

  • African Diaspora

  • Encomienda

  • Slavery

Question 53 of 57

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Racism is the belief that some people are inferior because of their race.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 54 of 57

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Africans survived the horrors of slavery in part by clinging to their African culture including

Select one or more of the following:

  • dance

  • music

  • reading and writing

  • storytelling

Question 55 of 57

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Transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Western and Eastern Hemisphere.

Select one of the following:

  • Middle passage

  • Encomienda

  • Columbian Exchange

  • Racism

Question 56 of 57

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The rise of sugar plantations brought about a dramatic rise in the numbers of

Select one of the following:

  • American crops

  • missionaries

  • converts

  • slaves

Question 57 of 57

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The Columbian Exchange benefited Europe by

Select one of the following:

  • helping to feed its population

  • increasing the supply of ready cash

  • giving Europeans immunity to germs

  • decreasing the slave trade

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