History of Our World Chapter 17: Exploration: Europe, the Americas, and Africa Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,

Taught my benighted soul to understand

That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:

Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.

Some view our sable race with scornful eye,

'Their colour is a diabolic die.'

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,

May be refin'd and join th'angelic train.

Who most likely wrote this poem?

Question 2 2. Why was Anne Hutchinson banished from Massachusetts?

Question 3 3. In what year did Raleigh Gilbert help establish Popham colony in modern-day Maine?

Question 4 4. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 5 5. Why was the first expedition of Luque, Almagro and Pizarro unsuccessful?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about Hernando Cortes is FALSE?

Question 7 7. Who was Sir Francis Drake?

Question 8 8. What impact did the neighboring Powhatan Confederacy have on Jamestown?

Question 9 9. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 10 10. Why were the Slave Codes passed?

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Question 11 11. What can you infer about triangular trade?

Question 12 12. A Hacienda is

Question 13 13. Why did Cecil Calvert approve the Act of Religious Toleration in Maryland ?

Question 14 14. How did New Netherland and New France make attempts to increase their population?

Question 15 15. John Rolfe introduced sweet Spanish tobacco seeds to the Jamestown colony. What is the most important impact of these seeds to the survival of Jamestown?

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Question 16 16. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 17 17. What was Pizarro's main goal in exploring South America?

Question 18 18. Why was Peter Minuit an important personality for the expansion of Dutch settlements?

Question 19 19. Why did the British King approve James Oglethorpe's charter to found the colony of Georgia?

Question 20 20. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

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Question 21 21. What did New Netherland have in common with Jamestown?

Question 22 22. Which major Pre-Columbian civilization was 'conquered' by Francisco Pizarro?

Question 23 23. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

Question 24 24. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

Question 25 25. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

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Question 26 26. An Encomienda is

Question 27 27. How did the early explorers affect the Pilgrims who came after them?

Question 28 28. Which best describes the task system?

Question 29 29. Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European explorer to _____ in 1513.

Question 30 30. What can be inferred by the Spanish response to Atahualpa's capture and eventual assassination?

History of Our World Chapter 17: Exploration: Europe, the Americas, and Africa Chapter Exam Instructions

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