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

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Question 1 1. The women were in charge of agriculture while men were in charge of hunting was a characteristic of which of the following people?

Question 2 2. Many North American Indian nations developed agriculture. What else did they have in common?

Question 3 3. It has been said that Europeans explored the New World looking for which of the following things?

Question 4 4. The Columbian Exchange involved several resources. Which is an example of it?

Question 5 5. Which of these is an example of the Columbian Exchange?

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Question 6 6. How was God an influence on exploration?

Question 7 7. The Bering Land Bridge Theory is the most widely accepted theory of what?

Question 8 8. It is most commonly accepted that ancient people got into North America by going in what direction?

Question 9 9. The Olmecs are best described by which of the following?

Question 10 10. The Aztecs are an example of which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Which group of people was considered one of the greatest Mesoamerican civilizations?

Question 12 12. Some call this major Mesoamerican civilization the mother culture of the region. What is it?

Question 13 13. How did Pizarro conquer the Inca empire?

Question 14 14. Pizarro surprised the emperor and kidnapped him while in a diplomatic meeting. What was the name of the Inca emperor that Pizarro kidnapped?

Question 15 15. In the complex social system in New Spain, why were Creoles considered lower ranking than Peninsulares?

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Question 16 16. Conquering Spaniards set up a complex social and economic system called the hacienda and encomienda. How did these two systems work together?

Question 17 17. Because a Peninsular was born in Spain and a Creole was born in the Americas, in the Spanish colonial system...

Question 18 18. Hernando Cortez was granted the first hacienda in the New World. He was then granted labor from the people living there in the form of what?

Question 19 19. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 20 20. How were the Chinook and Tillamook tribes able to achieve an affluent, highly complex society?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

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. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 24 24. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 25 25. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

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Question 26 26. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

Question 28 28. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 29 29. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

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

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