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The Columbian Exchange

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The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

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1. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

2. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Columbian Exchange. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on topics such as the beginning of the exchange and Christopher Columbus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • When the Columbian Exchange began
  • What Europeans brought to the New World that destroyed close to 90% of the native population
  • How Columbus found the New World

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Columbian Exchange
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Europeans destroying large amounts of the native population
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how the Old World reacted to the exchange and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the exchange, review the accompanying lesson titled The Columbian Exchange. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Defines the Columbian Exchange
  • Details the arrival of Columbus in the New World
  • Explores what Europeans brought to the New World
  • Explains how Columbus found the New World
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