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Early Civilizations of America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 2 2. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 3 3. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 4 4. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 5 5. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

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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. Why were mulattos considered to be above the lowest societal group?

Question 8 8. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 9 9. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 10 10. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

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Question 11 11. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 12 12. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 13 13. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 14 14. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 15 15.

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 16 16. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 17 17. How were the Chinook and Tillamook tribes able to achieve an affluent, highly complex society?

Question 18 18. How did the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people acquire the name Sioux?

Question 19 19. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 20 20. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

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Question 21 21. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes Spaniards' economic interest in the Americas?

Question 23 23. Which of the following describes the spiritual beliefs of Amerinds?

Question 24 24. In addition to the Spanish, which of the following Europeans staked claims in North America?

Question 25 25. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

Question 28 28. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Question 29 29. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

Early Civilizations of America Chapter Exam Instructions

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