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

Question 8 8. The Olmecs are best described by which of the following?

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

Question 12 12. How was God an influence on exploration?

Question 13 13. It is most commonly accepted that ancient people got into North America by going in what direction?

Question 14 14. The most widely accepted theory is that people moved through the East from Asia or Polynesia best describes which of the following?

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

Question 20 20. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

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Question 21 21. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 22 22. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 23 23. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Question 24 24. Why were mulattos considered to be above the lowest societal group?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true of the lifestyle developed by the Hopi tribe?

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Question 26 26. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 27 27. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 30 30. The Inca were defeated by:

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