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. How did Pizarro conquer the Inca empire?

Question 4 4. Pizarro surprised the emperor and kidnapped him while in a diplomatic meeting. What was the name of the Inca emperor that Pizarro kidnapped?

Question 5 5. The Bering Land Bridge Theory is the most widely accepted theory of what?

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Question 6 6. It is most commonly accepted that ancient people got into North America by going in what direction?

Question 7 7. The Columbian Exchange involved several resources. Which is an example of it?

Question 8 8. How was God an influence on exploration?

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

Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of the Columbian Exchange?

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Question 11 11. 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 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. In the complex social system in New Spain, why were Creoles considered lower ranking than Peninsulares?

Question 14 14. Conquering Spaniards set up a complex social and economic system called the hacienda and encomienda. How did these two systems work together?

Question 15 15. The Olmecs are best described by which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Which group of people was considered one of the greatest Mesoamerican civilizations?

Question 17 17. The Aztecs are an example of which of the following?

Question 18 18. Some call this major Mesoamerican civilization the mother culture of the region. What is it?

Question 19 19. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 20 20. Why were mulattos considered to be above the lowest societal group?

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Question 21 21. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 22 22. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

Question 24 24. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 25 25. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

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Question 26 26.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 27 27. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 28 28. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 29 29. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 30 30. How were the Chinook and Tillamook tribes able to achieve an affluent, highly complex society?

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

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