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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Early America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 2 2. Which European empire was the first to explore and settle in what is now Texas?

Question 3 3. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 4 4. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 5 5. For how long was Texas its own independent nation?

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Question 6 6. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 7 7. According to the Atlantic Theory, spear tips that were first found in _____ were offered as evidence for the Land Bridge theory because similar points have been discovered in the area around Beringia.

Question 8 8. On which side of the Civil War did Texas fight?

Question 9 9. Why did the people of Texas start calling themselves Tejanos or Texans?

Question 10 10.

Which were the most common motivators for European exploration in the time of Columbus?

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

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Question 11 11. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 12 12. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 13 13. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 14 14. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

Question 15 15. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

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Question 16 16. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

Question 17 17. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 18 18. Up through the 19th century, what industry sustained most of Texas' economy?

Question 19 19. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 20 20. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Early America Chapter Exam Instructions

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