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European Expansion (1450-1750) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 2 2. Pizarro conquered the

Question 3 3. Which of the following did NOT try to colonize North America?

Question 4 4. Which of these were not a reason for the Age of Discovery?

Question 5 5. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

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Question 6 6. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 7 7. Which power was ultimately able to build the biggest population in its North American colonies?

Question 8 8. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 9 9. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

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

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Question 11 11. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 12 12. The Columbian Exchange is a term used to describe _____.

Question 13 13. A developed country paid you to find new territory and to claim this land in its honor. Your orders are to kill or enslave any indigenous people you might find there. What type of colonization are you practicing?

Question 14 14. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 15 15. Which groups of people came to the New World seeking religious freedom?

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Question 16 16. Between which three continents (or geographical areas) did the transatlantic slave trade operate?

Question 17 17. Which term is best defined as buying and selling, trading, or any other economic transaction?

Question 18 18. Which is another disadvantage of Indentured Servants?

Question 19 19. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

Question 20 20. Which culture created a large middle class in its colonies?

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Question 21 21. Founded in 1602, the _____ was one of the most successful joint-stock companies of all time and helped foster Dutch trade and economic expansion abroad.

Question 22 22. The Triangular Trade connected all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 23 23.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 24 24. 80 years of intermittent warfare between the Dutch and Spanish ended in _____, when the Dutch provinces were formally recognized as the independent Dutch Republic.

Question 25 25. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

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Question 26 26. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 27 27. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 28 28. The Dutch established overseas territories and/or trading posts in all of the following places EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. A disadvantage of _____ was that they became landowners after their time of work was finished.

Question 30 30. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

European Expansion (1450-1750) Chapter Exam Instructions

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