Colonial Latin American History Midtern

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

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Question 1

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

Question 2

Which area of the Americas was complex with large scale empires, commerce, and trade?
  • Amazons and Rio Grande
  • Andes and Meso-America

Question 3

Most Native Americans were Mongoloid in descent
  • True
  • False

Question 4

Where did the Olmecs reside?
  • Yucatan peninsula
  • Central Mexico

Question 5

Check off all of the groups of indigenous people who resided in Central Mexico
  • Incas
  • Aztecs
  • Olmecs
  • Mayans

Question 6

[blank_start]Moctezuma[blank_end] was the "divine monarch" of the Aztecs.
  • Moctezuma

Question 7

The Aztecs were originally [blank_start]mercenaries[blank_end] for other city states. In [blank_start]1428[blank_end] they established the [blank_start]Triple Alliance[blank_end] and formed the Aztec Empire. Cities conquered by the Aztecs needed to [blank_start]pay tribute[blank_end]. The Aztecs believed in periods of [blank_start]growth and decline[blank_end]. In order to slow down periods of decline, the Aztecs used [blank_start]human sacrifice[blank_end] as a way to satiate their god and in return he would provide them with sunny weather.
  • mercenaries
  • friends
  • 1428
  • 1776
  • 1492
  • 2017
  • Triple Alliance
  • Secret Alliance
  • Patent of Sante Fe
  • pay tribute
  • be their friends
  • vacate their land
  • growth and decline
  • day and night
  • good and bad
  • human sacrifice
  • orphan tears
  • sacrifice of the firstborn

Question 8

What is Mita?
  • 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.

Question 9

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

Question 10

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

Question 11

Civil war within which Native American civilization occurred as Pizarro arrived in Peru?
  • Aztec
  • Inca
  • Mayan

Question 12

Which countries make up the entirety of the Iberian Peninsula? Check all that apply
  • Morocco
  • Spain
  • France
  • Portugal

Question 13

Spain was originally settled by [blank_start]Celts[blank_end] in an area referred to as Galacia. In 2 BC, it became part of the [blank_start]Roman Empire[blank_end] and was ruled by it for nearly [blank_start]500[blank_end] years. The Empire brought advancements such as [blank_start]aqueducts[blank_end]. Under the Roman Empire came the spread of Christianity. [blank_start]St James[blank_end] (Santiago) became the patron saint of Spain. Roman Spain collapsed in [blank_start]496[blank_end] with the German migration of the [blank_start]Visigoths[blank_end]. The Visigothic monarchs write the [blank_start]Liber Judiclorum[blank_end], 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 [blank_start]Muslims[blank_end] are able to take over Visgothic Spain. The Muslims, or [blank_start]Moors[blank_end], rule over Spain from [blank_start]711-1031[blank_end] but exist in Spain until 1492.
  • Celts
  • Hindus
  • Greeks
  • Roman Empire
  • Greek Democracy
  • islamic state
  • 5000
  • 500
  • 50
  • drive thrus
  • interstates
  • aqueducts
  • St Theresa
  • St Sebastian
  • St James
  • 496
  • 694
  • 964
  • Visigoths
  • Huns
  • Germans
  • Liber Judiclorum
  • Liber Unum
  • Magna Carta
  • Muslims
  • Jews
  • Orthodox Greeks
  • Moors
  • Hungarians
  • 711-1031
  • 117-1311
  • 171-1130

Question 14

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