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

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Question 1 1. Pizarro surprised the emperor and kidnapped him while in a diplomatic meeting. What was the name of the Inca emperor that Pizarro kidnapped?

Question 2 2. How did Pizarro conquer the Inca empire?

Question 3 3. The Olmecs are best described by which of the following?

Question 4 4. Some call this major Mesoamerican civilization the mother culture of the region. What is it?

Question 5 5. The Aztecs are an example of which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Which group of people was considered one of the greatest Mesoamerican civilizations?

Question 7 7. Many North American Indian nations developed agriculture. What else did they have in common?

Question 8 8. The women were in charge of agriculture while men were in charge of hunting was a characteristic of which of the following people?

Question 9 9. The Bering Land Bridge Theory is the most widely accepted theory of what?

Question 10 10. It is most commonly accepted that ancient people got into North America by going in what direction?

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Question 11 11. Conquering Spaniards set up a complex social and economic system called the hacienda and encomienda. How did these two systems work together?

Question 12 12. Because a Peninsular was born in Spain and a Creole was born in the Americas, in the Spanish colonial system...

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. In the complex social system in New Spain, why were Creoles considered lower ranking than Peninsulares?

Question 15 15. Which of these is an example of the Columbian Exchange?

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Question 16 16. The Columbian Exchange involved several resources. Which is an example of it?

Question 17 17. How was God an influence on exploration?

Question 18 18. It has been said that Europeans explored the New World looking for which of the following things?

Question 19 19. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 20 20. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

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Question 21 21. How did a hacienda differ from an encomienda?

Question 22 22. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 23 23. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 24 24. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 25 25. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

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Question 26 26. How were the Chinook and Tillamook tribes able to achieve an affluent, highly complex society?

Question 27 27. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 28 28. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 29 29. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 30 30. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

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

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