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GACE History: Colonizing the Americas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 2 2. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

Question 4 4. What is the most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas?

Question 5 5. 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.

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Question 6 6. A Hacienda is

Question 7 7. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 8 8. The Inca were defeated by:

Question 9 9. An Encomienda is

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the Iroquois social structure?

Question 12 12.

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

I. Gold

II. Guns

III. God

IV. Glory

Question 13 13. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 14 14. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 15 15. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

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Question 16 16. How did the reintroduction of horses affect the lives of American tribes?

Question 17 17. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 18 18. What was the most significant cause of death among Native Americans following contact with Europeans?

Question 19 19. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 20 20. The Northeast tribes lived in houses made of:

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Question 21 21. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 22 22. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

Question 23 23. Why did European monarchs of the 15th century sponsor the voyages of many explorers?

Question 24 24. The joining of the original thirteen American colonies was influenced by:

Question 25 25. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

GACE History: Colonizing the Americas Chapter Exam Instructions

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