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

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Question 1 1. Many North American Indian nations developed agriculture. What else did they have in common?

Question 2 2. The women were in charge of agriculture while men were in charge of hunting was a characteristic of which of the following people?

Question 3 3. Which group of people was considered one of the greatest Mesoamerican civilizations?

Question 4 4. The Olmecs are best described by which of the following?

Question 5 5. Some call this major Mesoamerican civilization the mother culture of the region. What is it?

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Question 6 6. The Aztecs are an example of which of the following?

Question 7 7. It is most commonly accepted that ancient people got into North America by going in what direction?

Question 8 8. The Bering Land Bridge Theory is the most widely accepted theory of what?

Question 9 9. It has been said that Europeans explored the New World looking for which of the following things?

Question 10 10. The Columbian Exchange involved several resources. Which is an example of it?

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Question 11 11. How was God an influence on exploration?

Question 12 12. Which of these is an example of the Columbian Exchange?

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

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Question 16 16. In the complex social system in New Spain, why were Creoles considered lower ranking than Peninsulares?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Conquering Spaniards set up a complex social and economic system called the hacienda and encomienda. How did these two systems work together?

Question 19 19. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 20 20. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

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Question 21 21. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

Question 23 23. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 25 25. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

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Question 26 26. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Question 27 27. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

Question 28 28. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 29 29. Why were mulattos considered to be above the lowest societal group?

Question 30 30. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

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