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First Contacts (28,000 BCE-1821 CE): Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A Hacienda is

Question 2 2. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 3 3. How did the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people acquired the name Sioux?

Question 4 4. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 5 5. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

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Question 6 6. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

Question 7 7. An Encomienda is

Question 8 8. The Northeast tribes lived in houses made of:

Question 9 9. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 10 10. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

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

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

Question 14 14. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 15 15. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

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Question 16 16. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 17 17.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 18 18. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

Question 19 19. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

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 led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 24 24. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

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Question 26 26. The Inca were defeated by:

Question 27 27. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 28 28. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 29 29. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 30 30. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

First Contacts (28,000 BCE-1821 CE): Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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