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Early American Civilizations & Colonization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the European merchants and monarchs work so hard to find the Northwest Passage?

Question 2 2. How was the fate of Giovanni da Verrazzano similar to that of John Cabot?

Question 3 3. How does the fate of Popham and Roanoke compare to that of Jamestown?

Question 4 4. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is FALSE regarding Sir Francis Drake?

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Question 6 6. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

Question 7 7. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

Question 8 8. New France did NOT have _____.

Question 9 9. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

Question 10 10. How did New Netherland and New France make attempts to increase their population?

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Question 11 11.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 12 12. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 13 13. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 14 14. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 15 15. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

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Question 16 16. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 17 17. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

Question 20 20. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

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Question 21 21. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 22 22. How were indentured servants different from slaves in the 1600s colonial society?

Question 23 23. Which best describes the task system?

Question 24 24.

'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,

Taught my benighted soul to understand

That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:

Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.

Some view our sable race with scornful eye,

'Their colour is a diabolic die.'

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,

May be refin'd and join th'angelic train.

Who most likely wrote this poem?

Question 25 25. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

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Question 26 26. Why were the tribes that included the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole considered to be civilized?

Question 27 27. How did the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people acquire the name Sioux?

Question 28 28. How were the Chinook and Tillamook tribes able to achieve an affluent, highly complex society?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Early American Civilizations & Colonization Chapter Exam Instructions

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