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First Contacts in the Americas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 2 2. An Encomienda is

Question 3 3. The Inca were defeated by:

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 5 5. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

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Question 6 6. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 7 7. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 10 10. How did the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota people acquire the name Sioux?

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Question 11 11. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 12 12. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 13 13. The Northeast tribes lived in houses made of:

Question 14 14. A Hacienda is

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

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Question 16 16. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 17 17. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 18 18. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

Question 19 19. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 20 20. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

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Question 21 21. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 22 22. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Question 23 23. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

Question 24 24. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 25 25. What led Columbus to find the 'New World'?

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

Question 27 27. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 28 28. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Question 29 29. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 30 30.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

First Contacts in the Americas Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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