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MTEL History: Exploration & Colonization of the Americas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Regarding the Aztec Empire, what is a tribute?

Question 2 2. Who is known as The Navigator?

Question 3 3. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 4 4. Which best describes the colonial economy?

Question 5 5. What happened at Roanoke?

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Question 6 6. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

Question 7 7. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 8 8. Why was the colony of New Jersey founded?

Question 9 9. Why was the colony of Delaware founded?

Question 10 10. What was William Penn's legacy as the founder of Pennsylvania?

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Question 11 11. How did the middle colonies differ from the others regarding the ancestry of its settlers ?

Question 12 12. The Americas were named after

Question 13 13. Why did Carolina split into the two colonies of North and South Carolina ?

Question 14 14. In 1606 the King of England gave what group of investors a charter to settle in North America?

Question 15 15. How did the Spanish manage to conquer the Aztec Empire all by themselves?

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Question 16 16. The Columbian Exchange is a term used to describe _____.

Question 17 17. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 18 18. Who were the Mexica?

Question 19 19. Which was NOT a factor that led the south toward slavery?

Question 20 20. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

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Question 21 21. What was the approximate modern-day extent of New France at its height?

Question 22 22. Who did Hernan Cortes conquer?

Question 23 23. What was the main after-effect of the Molasses Act?

Question 24 24. Which Russian ruler was considered an example of absolute monarchy?

Question 25 25. The Spanish word 'conquistador' means

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Question 26 26. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

Question 27 27. Which of these events helped lead to the dissolution of the Virginia Company's charter?

Question 28 28. Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?

Question 29 29. Which was NOT a motivation for French and English voyages to the Americas in the 16th century?

Question 30 30. What title did Louis XIV use to refer to himself?

MTEL History: Exploration & Colonization of 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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